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2002 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

BREASTFEEDING

What were your or your reasons for stopping breastfeeding? MY HUSBAND OR PARTNER WANTED ME TO STOP BREASTFEEDING

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 579 572 98.6 96.6-99.5 7 1.4 0.5- 3.4
Age
< 20 years 76 75 97.4 83.9-99.6 1 2.6 0.4-16.1
20-24 years 156 153 97.6 91.2-99.4 3 2.4 0.6- 8.8
25-34 years 276 273 99.2 96.3-99.9 3 0.8 0.1- 3.7
35+ years 71 71 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Race
White 406 400 98.7 96.4-99.5 6 1.3 0.5- 3.6
Black 156 155 98.3 88.8-99.8 1 1.7 0.2-11.2
Other 17 17 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Hispanic origin
Yes 74 74 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
No 505 498 98.4 96.1-99.4 7 1.6 0.6- 3.9
Education
< High School 117 116 98.7 91.2-99.8 1 1.3 0.2- 8.8
High School 182 179 98.6 92.7-99.7 3 1.4 0.3- 7.3
> High School 279 276 98.6 95.1-99.6 3 1.4 0.4- 4.9
Marital Status
Married 373 369 99.4 97.5-99.9 4 0.6 0.1- 2.5
Other 206 203 97.0 91.1-99.0 3 3.0 1.0- 8.9
Income
15,999 or less 165 162 95.9 88.1-98.7 3 4.1 1.3-11.9
16,000-24,999 87 85 99.6 98.5-99.9 2 0.4 0.1- 1.5
25,000-39,999 84 83 98.0 87.2-99.7 1 2.0 0.3-12.8
40,000 or more 196 195 99.9 99.5- 100 1 0.1 0.0- 0.5
WIC recipient
No 306 303 98.6 95.0-99.6 3 1.4 0.4- 5.0
Yes 269 265 98.6 95.3-99.6 4 1.4 0.4- 4.7
Medicaid recipient
No 282 280 99.9 99.6- 100 2 0.1 0.0- 0.4
Yes 297 292 97.4 93.4-99.0 5 2.6 1.0- 6.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 286 283 99.0 97.1-99.7 3 1.0 0.3- 2.9
2500+ grams 293 289 98.6 96.3-99.5 4 1.4 0.5- 3.7

#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.

This page was generated on 23JUL04

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