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2002 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

BREASTFEEDING

What were your reasons for stopping breastfeeding? I THOUGHT I WAS NOT PRODUCING ENOUGH MILK

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 579 339 62.7 57.6-67.6 240 37.3 32.4-42.4
Age
< 20 years 76 43 61.2 46.0-74.5 33 38.8 25.5-54.0
20-24 years 156 99 67.0 57.1-75.6 57 33.0 24.4-42.9
25-34 years 276 157 61.4 54.0-68.4 119 38.6 31.6-46.0
35+ years 71 40 59.2 44.3-72.5 31 40.8 27.5-55.7
Race
White 406 241 63.3 57.4-68.8 165 36.7 31.2-42.6
Black 156 88 62.8 51.6-72.9 68 37.2 27.1-48.4
Other 17 10 47.9 21.5-75.4 7 52.1 24.6-78.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 74 49 67.4 53.4-78.9 25 32.6 21.1-46.6
No 505 290 61.9 56.4-67.2 215 38.1 32.8-43.6
Education
< High School 117 78 70.5 59.7-79.5 39 29.5 20.5-40.3
High School 182 103 58.8 49.2-67.9 79 41.2 32.1-50.8
> High School 279 157 61.0 53.5-68.0 122 39.0 32.0-46.5
Marital Status
Married 373 222 61.4 55.1-67.4 151 38.6 32.6-44.9
Other 206 117 65.4 56.4-73.4 89 34.6 26.6-43.6
Income
15,999 or less 165 100 63.3 52.7-72.7 65 36.7 27.3-47.3
16,000-24,999 87 48 49.9 36.8-63.0 39 50.1 37.0-63.2
25,000-39,999 84 43 63.3 49.7-75.0 41 36.7 25.0-50.3
40,000 or more 196 117 65.7 57.3-73.3 79 34.3 26.7-42.7
WIC recipient
No 306 174 62.3 55.2-68.9 132 37.7 31.1-44.8
Yes 269 162 63.0 55.3-70.1 107 37.0 29.9-44.7
Medicaid recipient
No 282 156 61.9 54.6-68.6 126 38.1 31.4-45.4
Yes 297 183 63.6 56.2-70.4 114 36.4 29.6-43.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 286 153 53.6 47.9-59.2 133 46.4 40.8-52.1
2500+ grams 293 186 63.7 58.0-69.0 107 36.3 31.0-42.0

#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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