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2006 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

BREASTFEEDING

What were your reasons for stopping breastfeeding? MY BABY HAD DIFFICULTY NURSING

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 598 442 76.6 72.0-80.6 156 23.4 19.4-28.0
Age
< 20 years 58 45 83.0 65.9-92.5 13 17.0 7.5-34.1
20-24 years 139 106 78.1 68.5-85.4 33 21.9 14.6-31.5
25-34 years 305 217 75.2 68.9-80.6 88 24.8 19.4-31.1
35+ years 96 74 73.0 58.1-84.1 22 27.0 15.9-41.9
Race
White 448 323 74.0 68.6-78.7 125 26.0 21.3-31.4
Black 125 99 83.0 71.9-90.2 26 17.0 9.8-28.1
Other 25 20 85.3 61.3-95.5 5 14.7 4.5-38.7
Hispanic origin
Yes 84 67 87.8 77.3-93.9 17 12.2 6.1-22.7
No 514 375 74.0 68.8-78.6 139 26.0 21.4-31.2
Education
< High School 86 74 87.3 75.2-94.0 12 12.7 6.0-24.8
High School 184 139 76.0 66.9-83.2 45 24.0 16.8-33.1
> High School 327 228 72.6 66.3-78.2 99 27.4 21.8-33.7
Marital Status
Married 391 284 73.1 67.2-78.2 107 26.9 21.8-32.8
Other 207 158 81.4 73.6-87.2 49 18.6 12.8-26.4
Income
14,999 or less 143 106 78.6 68.6-86.1 37 21.4 13.9-31.4
15,000-24,999 98 73 72.9 59.5-83.2 25 27.1 16.8-40.5
25,000-49,999 126 90 71.9 61.2-80.6 36 28.1 19.4-38.8
50,000 or more 178 128 73.8 65.3-80.9 50 26.2 19.1-34.7
WIC recipient
No 330 236 74.2 67.9-79.7 94 25.8 20.3-32.1
Yes 261 201 79.6 72.6-85.1 60 20.4 14.9-27.4
Medicaid recipient
No 304 215 72.3 65.7-78.0 89 27.7 22.0-34.3
Yes 294 227 80.4 73.8-85.7 67 19.6 14.3-26.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 289 212 74.8 69.4-79.4 77 25.2 20.6-30.6
2500+ grams 309 230 76.7 71.7-81.1 79 23.3 18.9-28.3

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2006.The overall weighted response rate was 59%.

#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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