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2005 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

BREASTFEEDING

What were your reasons for stopping breastfeeding? MY BABY HAD DIFFICULTY NURSING

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 348 258 75.7 69.5-81.1 90 24.3 18.9-30.5
Age
< 20 years 35 27 85.5 62.0-95.5 8 14.5 4.5-38.0
20-24 years 99 72 69.5 56.0-80.3 27 30.5 19.7-44.0
25-34 years 183 136 78.8 70.6-85.2 47 21.2 14.8-29.4
35+ years 31 23 67.7 45.0-84.3 8 32.3 15.7-55.0
Race
White 268 196 75.6 68.6-81.4 72 24.4 18.6-31.4
Black 68 55 77.2 58.9-88.9 13 22.8 11.1-41.1
Other 12 7 71.9 29.4-94.0 5 28.1 6.0-70.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 49 42 92.0 77.9-97.4 7 8.0 2.6-22.1
No 299 216 71.8 64.6-78.1 83 28.2 21.9-35.4
Education
< High School 69 54 79.0 64.2-88.7 15 21.0 11.3-35.8
High School 98 81 86.1 73.9-93.1 17 13.9 6.9-26.1
> High School 180 123 70.6 61.6-78.2 57 29.4 21.8-38.4
Marital Status
Married 223 167 75.6 68.0-81.9 56 24.4 18.1-32.0
Other 125 91 76.0 64.1-84.9 34 24.0 15.1-35.9
Income
14,999 or less 101 80 83.4 71.7-90.9 21 16.6 9.1-28.3
15,000-24,999 58 43 72.5 53.6-85.8 15 27.5 14.2-46.4
25,000-49,999 62 45 71.4 56.0-83.1 17 28.6 16.9-44.0
50,000 or more 96 65 68.7 56.2-79.1 31 31.3 20.9-43.8
WIC recipient
No 180 126 73.7 65.1-80.9 54 26.3 19.1-34.9
Yes 166 130 77.9 68.2-85.3 36 22.1 14.7-31.8
Medicaid recipient
No 163 113 70.8 61.5-78.6 50 29.2 21.4-38.5
Yes 185 145 80.3 71.4-86.9 40 19.7 13.1-28.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 176 128 73.4 66.6-79.3 48 26.6 20.7-33.4
2500+ grams 172 130 76.0 69.0-81.8 42 24.0 18.2-31.0

~Due to low response rates in the later part of the year, the 2005 PRAMS tables only comprise data for January through August births.

#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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