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2003 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 582 352 63.5 58.5-68.3 230 36.5 31.7-41.5
Age
< 20 years 66 43 74.6 58.2-86.1 23 25.4 13.9-41.8
20-24 years 180 102 59.9 50.6-68.5 78 40.1 31.5-49.4
25-34 years 284 174 63.8 56.7-70.4 110 36.2 29.6-43.3
35+ years 52 33 61.7 43.7-77.0 19 38.3 23.0-56.3
Race
White 425 255 63.4 57.6-68.8 170 36.6 31.2-42.4
Black 135 83 64.4 52.6-74.7 52 35.6 25.3-47.4
Other 22 14 61.9 32.3-84.7 8 38.1 15.3-67.7
Hispanic origin
Yes 54 35 72.7 58.0-83.7 19 27.3 16.3-42.0
No 528 317 62.1 56.7-67.3 211 37.9 32.7-43.3
Education
< High School 106 64 68.8 57.0-78.5 42 31.2 21.5-43.0
High School 194 111 58.8 49.8-67.4 83 41.2 32.6-50.2
> High School 281 176 64.7 57.5-71.4 105 35.3 28.6-42.5
Marital Status
Married 384 231 62.1 55.9-67.9 153 37.9 32.1-44.1
Other 198 121 66.2 57.2-74.2 77 33.8 25.8-42.8
Income
15,999 or less 150 93 66.4 56.1-75.4 57 33.6 24.6-43.9
16,000-24,999 73 42 62.8 48.2-75.4 31 37.2 24.6-51.8
25,000-39,999 97 54 62.7 49.2-74.6 43 37.3 25.4-50.8
40,000 or more 208 127 59.7 51.3-67.6 81 40.3 32.4-48.7
WIC recipient
No 311 186 59.8 52.8-66.4 125 40.2 33.6-47.2
Yes 267 163 67.1 59.6-73.8 104 32.9 26.2-40.4
Medicaid recipient
No 301 182 64.4 57.5-70.7 119 35.6 29.3-42.5
Yes 281 170 62.7 55.1-69.7 111 37.3 30.3-44.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 270 152 55.7 49.9-61.4 118 44.3 38.6-50.1
2500+ grams 312 200 64.2 58.7-69.4 112 35.8 30.6-41.3

*Data in this table are recoded responses to survey question 54. How old was your baby the first time you fed him or her anything besides breast milk? Include formula, baby food, juice, cow''s milk, water, sugar water, or anything else you fed your baby .

#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 22MAR05

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