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2005 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

BREASTFEEDING

What were your reasons for stopping breastfeeding? UNSPECIFIED REASON

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 348 255 78.0 72.0-83.0 93 22.0 17.0-28.0
Age
< 20 years 35 26 84.4 61.5-94.9 9 15.6 5.1-38.5
20-24 years 99 74 78.5 66.1-87.2 25 21.5 12.8-33.9
25-34 years 183 134 76.4 68.1-83.2 49 23.6 16.8-31.9
35+ years 31 21 80.6 59.5-92.2 10 19.4 7.8-40.5
Race
White 268 196 79.2 72.7-84.5 72 20.8 15.5-27.3
Black 68 49 72.0 54.2-84.8 19 28.0 15.2-45.8
Other 12 10 76.9 30.0-96.3 2 23.1 3.7-70.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 49 45 92.9 77.9-98.0 4 7.1 2.0-22.1
No 299 210 74.4 67.5-80.3 89 25.6 19.7-32.5
Education
< High School 69 62 95.5 86.1-98.6 7 4.5 1.4-13.9
High School 98 67 72.2 58.9-82.4 31 27.8 17.6-41.1
> High School 180 125 72.4 63.5-79.9 55 27.6 20.1-36.5
Marital Status
Married 223 159 77.0 69.7-82.9 64 23.0 17.1-30.3
Other 125 96 80.0 68.5-88.0 29 20.0 12.0-31.5
Income
14,999 or less 101 79 87.1 76.6-93.2 22 12.9 6.8-23.4
15,000-24,999 58 43 68.9 50.7-82.8 15 31.1 17.2-49.3
25,000-49,999 62 38 64.8 49.3-77.6 24 35.2 22.4-50.7
50,000 or more 96 70 78.1 66.4-86.6 26 21.9 13.4-33.6
WIC recipient
No 180 128 75.1 66.5-82.1 52 24.9 17.9-33.5
Yes 166 125 81.2 72.5-87.7 41 18.8 12.3-27.5
Medicaid recipient
No 163 116 73.9 64.9-81.3 47 26.1 18.7-35.1
Yes 185 139 81.8 73.5-87.9 46 18.2 12.1-26.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 176 121 69.3 62.2-75.6 55 30.7 24.4-37.8
2500+ grams 172 134 78.9 72.3-84.3 38 21.1 15.7-27.7

~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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