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2004 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

BREASTFEEDING

What were your reasons for stopping breastfeeding? MY BABY BECAME SICK AND COULD NOT BREASTFEED

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 614 592 97.5 95.4-98.6 22 2.5 1.4- 4.6
Age
< 20 years 72 71 97.3 83.2-99.6 1 2.7 0.4-16.8
20-24 years 176 166 95.2 89.4-97.9 10 4.8 2.1-10.6
25-34 years 316 305 98.5 96.3-99.4 11 1.5 0.6- 3.7
35+ years 50 50 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Race
White 433 418 97.4 94.9-98.7 15 2.6 1.3- 5.1
Black 160 154 97.6 91.1-99.4 6 2.4 0.6- 8.9
Other 21 20 98.4 89.4-99.8 1 1.6 0.2-10.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 63 60 97.4 88.5-99.5 3 2.6 0.5-11.5
No 551 532 97.5 95.2-98.7 19 2.5 1.3- 4.8
Education
< High School 100 96 96.0 87.4-98.8 4 4.0 1.2-12.6
High School 191 183 96.9 92.0-98.8 8 3.1 1.2- 8.0
> High School 322 312 98.5 96.0-99.4 10 1.5 0.6- 4.0
Marital Status
Married 379 366 97.8 95.2-99.0 13 2.2 1.0- 4.8
Other 235 226 97.1 92.7-98.9 9 2.9 1.1- 7.3
Income
14,999 or less 186 180 97.9 93.7-99.3 6 2.1 0.7- 6.3
15,000-24,999 94 89 97.1 90.2-99.2 5 2.9 0.8- 9.8
25,000-49,999 134 130 98.0 90.7-99.6 4 2.0 0.4- 9.3
50,000 or more 160 156 98.7 94.6-99.7 4 1.3 0.3- 5.4
WIC recipient
No 302 292 98.5 96.1-99.4 10 1.5 0.6- 3.9
Yes 304 292 96.5 92.6-98.4 12 3.5 1.6- 7.4
Medicaid recipient
No 283 273 98.3 95.6-99.4 10 1.7 0.6- 4.4
Yes 331 319 96.8 93.4-98.5 12 3.2 1.5- 6.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 297 282 94.6 91.3-96.7 15 5.4 3.3- 8.7
2500+ grams 317 310 97.8 95.4-98.9 7 2.2 1.1- 4.6

#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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