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2005 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

BREASTFEEDING

What were your or your reasons for stopping breastfeeding? MY BABY WAS JAUNDICED (YELLOWING OF THE SKIN OR WHITES OF THE EYES

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 348 329 93.4 89.1-96.1 19 6.6 3.9-10.9
Age
< 20 years 35 34 98.9 93.0-99.8 1 1.1 0.2- 7.0
20-24 years 99 94 95.5 86.0-98.7 5 4.5 1.3-14.0
25-34 years 183 173 93.0 86.4-96.5 10 7.0 3.5-13.6
35+ years 31 28 84.7 61.9-95.0 3 15.3 5.0-38.1
Race
White 268 253 93.6 88.9-96.5 15 6.4 3.5-11.1
Black 68 65 95.0 79.1-99.0 3 5.0 1.0-20.9
Other 12 11 78.6 29.6-97.0 1 21.4 3.0-70.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 49 45 92.9 77.9-98.0 4 7.1 2.0-22.1
No 299 284 93.6 88.8-96.4 15 6.4 3.6-11.2
Education
< High School 69 65 96.5 85.6-99.2 4 3.5 0.8-14.4
High School 98 92 90.2 77.6-96.1 6 9.8 3.9-22.4
> High School 180 171 93.4 87.0-96.8 9 6.6 3.2-13.0
Marital Status
Married 223 210 93.2 87.7-96.3 13 6.8 3.7-12.3
Other 125 119 93.8 84.3-97.7 6 6.2 2.3-15.7
Income
14,999 or less 101 97 93.9 83.4-97.9 4 6.1 2.1-16.6
15,000-24,999 58 55 94.9 76.5-99.1 3 5.1 0.9-23.5
25,000-49,999 62 59 94.4 81.1-98.5 3 5.6 1.5-18.9
50,000 or more 96 88 89.1 78.4-94.8 8 10.9 5.2-21.6
WIC recipient
No 180 170 92.6 86.1-96.2 10 7.4 3.8-13.9
Yes 166 158 94.5 87.3-97.7 8 5.5 2.3-12.7
Medicaid recipient
No 163 151 89.7 82.0-94.3 12 10.3 5.7-18.0
Yes 185 178 96.9 91.1-99.0 7 3.1 1.0- 8.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 176 169 95.6 91.1-97.9 7 4.4 2.1- 8.9
2500+ grams 172 160 93.2 88.3-96.1 12 6.8 3.9-11.7

~Due to low response rates in the later part of the year, the 2005 PRAMS tables only comprise data for January through August births.

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50.
N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
The percentages shown are weighted percentages, designed to reflect the entire population of North Carolina women having a live birth.

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