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2006 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 599 442 78.0 73.4-82.1 157 22.0 17.9-26.6
Age
< 20 years 58 45 85.0 68.0-93.7 13 15.0 6.3-32.0
20-24 years 139 98 71.4 60.6-80.1 41 28.6 19.9-39.4
25-34 years 306 231 80.5 74.3-85.5 75 19.5 14.5-25.7
35+ years 96 68 75.8 62.8-85.4 28 24.2 14.6-37.2
Race
White 449 330 78.1 72.7-82.6 119 21.9 17.4-27.3
Black 125 89 74.6 63.2-83.4 36 25.4 16.6-36.8
Other 25 23 98.7 94.7-99.7 2 1.3 0.3- 5.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 84 68 80.8 67.5-89.5 16 19.2 10.5-32.5
No 515 374 77.4 72.4-81.8 141 22.6 18.2-27.6
Education
< High School 87 64 76.0 62.5-85.7 23 24.0 14.3-37.5
High School 184 142 81.8 73.0-88.2 42 18.2 11.8-27.0
> High School 327 235 76.6 70.3-81.8 92 23.4 18.2-29.7
Marital Status
Married 391 288 80.0 74.6-84.5 103 20.0 15.5-25.4
Other 208 154 75.3 66.8-82.2 54 24.7 17.8-33.2
Income
14,999 or less 144 106 78.8 68.7-86.3 38 21.2 13.7-31.3
15,000-24,999 98 77 85.8 73.9-92.8 21 14.2 7.2-26.1
25,000-49,999 126 89 73.4 62.4-82.1 37 26.6 17.9-37.6
50,000 or more 178 132 79.4 71.4-85.6 46 20.6 14.4-28.6
WIC recipient
No 330 244 76.9 70.5-82.3 86 23.1 17.7-29.5
Yes 262 191 78.6 71.4-84.4 71 21.4 15.6-28.6
Medicaid recipient
No 304 230 81.3 75.4-86.1 74 18.7 13.9-24.6
Yes 295 212 75.1 67.9-81.2 83 24.9 18.8-32.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 290 196 68.0 62.3-73.3 94 32.0 26.7-37.7
2500+ grams 309 246 79.1 73.9-83.4 63 20.9 16.6-26.1

~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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