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2002 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

BREASTFEEDING

What were your reasons for stopping breastfeeding? UNSPECIFIED REASON

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 578 425 76.3 71.6-80.4 153 23.7 19.6-28.4
Age
< 20 years 76 59 80.9 66.4-90.1 17 19.1 9.9-33.6
20-24 years 156 112 77.0 67.8-84.3 44 23.0 15.7-32.2
25-34 years 275 202 73.8 66.7-79.9 73 26.2 20.1-33.3
35+ years 71 52 79.7 65.8-88.9 19 20.3 11.1-34.2
Race
White 405 287 74.7 69.2-79.5 118 25.3 20.5-30.8
Black 156 122 78.9 68.1-86.7 34 21.1 13.3-31.9
Other 17 16 99.0 93.1-99.9 1 1.0 0.1- 6.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 74 63 84.2 71.3-91.9 11 15.8 8.1-28.7
No 504 362 75.0 69.8-79.5 142 25.0 20.5-30.2
Education
< High School 117 91 80.1 69.9-87.5 26 19.9 12.5-30.1
High School 182 129 74.1 64.9-81.5 53 25.9 18.5-35.1
> High School 278 204 75.6 68.6-81.4 74 24.4 18.6-31.4
Marital Status
Married 372 270 76.7 71.0-81.6 102 23.3 18.4-29.0
Other 206 155 75.5 66.8-82.5 51 24.5 17.5-33.2
Income
15,999 or less 165 127 75.4 65.1-83.4 38 24.6 16.6-34.9
16,000-24,999 87 65 86.5 75.5-93.0 22 13.5 7.0-24.5
25,000-39,999 84 65 80.7 68.0-89.2 19 19.3 10.8-32.0
40,000 or more 195 132 70.4 62.0-77.6 63 29.6 22.4-38.0
WIC recipient
No 305 218 75.3 68.8-80.9 87 24.7 19.1-31.2
Yes 269 205 78.2 71.2-83.9 64 21.8 16.1-28.8
Medicaid recipient
No 281 205 76.1 69.4-81.8 76 23.9 18.2-30.6
Yes 297 220 76.5 69.6-82.2 77 23.5 17.8-30.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 285 200 71.2 65.9-76.0 85 28.8 24.0-34.1
2500+ grams 293 225 76.8 71.6-81.3 68 23.2 18.7-28.4

#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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