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2004 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

BREASTFEEDING

What were your or your reasons for stopping breastfeeding? MY NIPPLES WERE SORE, CRACKED, OR BLEEDING

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 614 512 79.2 74.8-83.1 102 20.8 16.9-25.2
Age
< 20 years 72 57 75.3 60.1-86.1 15 24.7 13.9-39.9
20-24 years 176 142 78.4 69.4-85.2 34 21.6 14.8-30.6
25-34 years 316 273 82.1 76.0-86.9 43 17.9 13.1-24.0
35+ years 50 40 70.7 52.9-83.8 10 29.3 16.2-47.1
Race
White 433 361 78.9 73.6-83.3 72 21.1 16.7-26.4
Black 160 134 81.2 71.0-88.4 26 18.8 11.6-29.0
Other 21 17 74.5 45.5-91.0 4 25.5 9.0-54.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 63 56 84.4 68.5-93.1 7 15.6 6.9-31.5
No 551 456 78.5 73.8-82.6 95 21.5 17.4-26.2
Education
< High School 100 85 82.8 70.6-90.7 15 17.2 9.3-29.4
High School 191 161 82.2 74.1-88.2 30 17.8 11.8-25.9
> High School 322 265 75.8 69.3-81.3 57 24.2 18.7-30.7
Marital Status
Married 379 312 77.7 71.9-82.5 67 22.3 17.5-28.1
Other 235 200 81.5 73.9-87.2 35 18.5 12.8-26.1
Income
14,999 or less 186 150 77.3 68.0-84.5 36 22.7 15.5-32.0
15,000-24,999 94 80 80.2 67.5-88.8 14 19.8 11.2-32.5
25,000-49,999 134 115 83.1 73.9-89.6 19 16.9 10.4-26.1
50,000 or more 160 130 74.7 65.5-82.1 30 25.3 17.9-34.5
WIC recipient
No 302 245 75.4 68.8-81.0 57 24.6 19.0-31.2
Yes 304 261 83.3 76.9-88.2 43 16.7 11.8-23.1
Medicaid recipient
No 283 240 77.5 70.7-83.1 43 22.5 16.9-29.3
Yes 331 272 80.6 74.4-85.6 59 19.4 14.4-25.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 297 265 89.1 85.1-92.1 32 10.9 7.9-14.9
2500+ grams 317 247 78.3 73.4-82.5 70 21.7 17.5-26.6

#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.

This page was generated on 02OCT06

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