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2006 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

BREASTFEEDING

What were your reasons for stopping breastfeeding? BREAST MILK ALONE DID NOT SATISFY MY BABY

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 598 400 61.4 56.1-66.4 198 38.6 33.6-43.9
Age
< 20 years 58 47 70.9 52.3-84.5 11 29.1 15.5-47.7
20-24 years 139 100 64.2 53.5-73.7 39 35.8 26.3-46.5
25-34 years 305 187 57.1 49.7-64.1 118 42.9 35.9-50.3
35+ years 96 66 65.1 50.7-77.2 30 34.9 22.8-49.3
Race
White 448 291 58.2 52.1-64.0 157 41.8 36.0-47.9
Black 125 96 72.5 60.5-82.0 29 27.5 18.0-39.5
Other 25 13 53.4 30.8-74.7 12 46.6 25.3-69.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 84 58 62.3 48.2-74.6 26 37.7 25.4-51.8
No 514 342 61.2 55.5-66.6 172 38.8 33.4-44.5
Education
< High School 86 67 69.5 54.8-81.1 19 30.5 18.9-45.2
High School 184 134 67.6 57.5-76.2 50 32.4 23.8-42.5
> High School 327 198 54.5 47.7-61.2 129 45.5 38.8-52.3
Marital Status
Married 391 250 58.7 52.4-64.8 141 41.3 35.2-47.6
Other 207 150 65.2 56.0-73.4 57 34.8 26.6-44.0
Income
14,999 or less 143 99 66.4 55.2-76.1 44 33.6 23.9-44.8
15,000-24,999 98 69 56.7 43.0-69.4 29 43.3 30.6-57.0
25,000-49,999 126 89 67.5 56.0-77.1 37 32.5 22.9-44.0
50,000 or more 178 103 50.7 41.7-59.6 75 49.3 40.4-58.3
WIC recipient
No 330 205 56.1 49.0-62.9 125 43.9 37.1-51.0
Yes 261 190 66.9 58.9-74.0 71 33.1 26.0-41.1
Medicaid recipient
No 304 191 60.9 53.8-67.6 113 39.1 32.4-46.2
Yes 294 209 61.9 54.0-69.1 85 38.1 30.9-46.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 289 217 76.9 71.8-81.4 72 23.1 18.6-28.2
2500+ grams 309 183 59.8 54.0-65.3 126 40.2 34.7-46.0

~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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