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2008 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

BREASTFEEDING

What were your or your reasons for stopping breastfeeding? MY BABY WAS JAUNDICED (YELLOWING OF THE SKIN OR WHITES OF THE EYES)*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 535 491 92.3 89.3-94.6 44 7.7 5.4-10.7
Age
< 20 years 65 59 93.1 82.1-97.6 6 6.9 2.4-17.9
20-24 years 132 121 91.9 84.4-96.0 11 8.1 4.0-15.6
25-34 years 267 245 92.3 87.8-95.3 22 7.7 4.7-12.2
35+ years 71 66 92.6 81.3-97.3 5 7.4 2.7-18.7
Race
White 380 353 93.7 90.4-96.0 27 6.3 4.0- 9.6
Black 135 123 91.5 83.6-95.7 12 8.5 4.3-16.4
Other 20 15 70.0 43.2-87.8 5 30.0 12.2-56.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 76 69 94.8 86.6-98.1 7 5.2 1.9-13.4
No 459 422 91.9 88.4-94.4 37 8.1 5.6-11.6
Education
< High School 100 92 93.7 85.4-97.4 8 6.3 2.6-14.6
High School 154 138 91.1 84.2-95.1 16 8.9 4.9-15.8
> High School 281 261 92.5 88.2-95.4 20 7.5 4.6-11.8
Marital Status
Married 307 279 90.8 86.4-94.0 28 9.2 6.0-13.6
Other 228 212 94.4 89.8-97.0 16 5.6 3.0-10.2
Income
14,999 or less 152 143 92.3 84.7-96.3 9 7.7 3.7-15.3
15,000-24,999 78 70 95.4 88.0-98.3 8 4.6 1.7-12.0
25,000-49,999 103 92 90.3 81.9-95.0 11 9.7 5.0-18.1
50,000 or more 161 149 92.0 85.7-95.6 12 8.0 4.4-14.3
WIC recipient
No 285 263 92.6 88.3-95.4 22 7.4 4.6-11.7
Yes 242 220 91.8 86.8-95.0 22 8.2 5.0-13.2
Medicaid recipient
No 245 226 92.9 88.5-95.7 19 7.1 4.3-11.5
Yes 290 265 91.9 87.2-94.9 25 8.1 5.1-12.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 217 197 90.5 85.9-93.8 20 9.5 6.2-14.1
2500+ grams 318 294 92.6 89.1-95.0 24 7.4 5.0-10.9

*Asked only of mothers that breastfed their baby after delivery.

#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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