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2006 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

BREASTFEEDING

What were your reasons for not breastfeeding your new baby? I WENT BACK TO WORK OR SCHOOL

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 330 267 74.7 68.0-80.4 63 25.3 19.6-32.0
Age
< 20 years 52 38 66.7 49.0-80.6 14 33.3 19.4-51.0
20-24 years 85 69 79.2 65.7-88.3 16 20.8 11.7-34.3
25-34 years 144 120 75.8 65.6-83.7 24 24.2 16.3-34.4
35+ years 49 40 74.4 54.4-87.6 9 25.6 12.4-45.6
Race
White 196 163 79.5 71.5-85.8 33 20.5 14.2-28.5
Black 108 86 70.0 57.2-80.3 22 30.0 19.7-42.8
Other 26 18 56.1 30.8-78.6 8 43.9 21.4-69.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 27 25 95.0 75.9-99.1 2 5.0 0.9-24.1
No 303 242 72.6 65.4-78.7 61 27.4 21.3-34.6
Education
< High School 80 68 80.7 65.7-90.1 12 19.3 9.9-34.3
High School 138 108 69.4 58.6-78.3 30 30.6 21.7-41.4
> High School 112 91 77.4 66.3-85.6 21 22.6 14.4-33.7
Marital Status
Married 166 140 81.7 73.4-87.9 26 18.3 12.1-26.6
Other 164 127 69.0 58.9-77.6 37 31.0 22.4-41.1
Income
14,999 or less 135 111 72.3 60.7-81.5 24 27.7 18.5-39.3
15,000-24,999 39 30 70.0 49.6-84.7 9 30.0 15.3-50.4
25,000-49,999 54 45 81.6 66.0-91.0 9 18.4 9.0-34.0
50,000 or more 72 56 77.9 64.4-87.3 16 22.1 12.7-35.6
WIC recipient
No 139 107 72.3 61.9-80.7 32 27.7 19.3-38.1
Yes 187 156 76.1 67.0-83.4 31 23.9 16.6-33.0
Medicaid recipient
No 107 84 74.3 63.1-83.1 23 25.7 16.9-36.9
Yes 223 183 74.9 66.4-81.8 40 25.1 18.2-33.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 142 125 88.4 82.0-92.8 17 11.6 7.2-18.0
2500+ grams 188 142 73.5 66.3-79.6 46 26.5 20.4-33.7

~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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