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2005 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

BREASTFEEDING

What were your reasons for stopping breastfeeding? I HAD TOO MANY OTHER HOUSEHOLD DUTIES

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 348 320 89.4 84.1-93.0 28 10.6 7.0-15.9
Age
< 20 years 35 33 91.0 60.5-98.5 2 9.0 1.5-39.5
20-24 years 99 91 88.6 77.2-94.7 8 11.4 5.3-22.8
25-34 years 183 167 88.7 81.1-93.5 16 11.3 6.5-18.9
35+ years 31 29 94.4 72.8-99.1 2 5.6 0.9-27.2
Race
White 268 248 91.0 85.5-94.5 20 9.0 5.5-14.5
Black 68 60 79.1 60.3-90.4 8 20.9 9.6-39.7
Other 12 12 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Hispanic origin
Yes 49 41 84.0 67.7-92.9 8 16.0 7.1-32.3
No 299 279 90.6 85.1-94.3 20 9.4 5.7-14.9
Education
< High School 69 63 91.3 78.1-96.9 6 8.7 3.1-21.9
High School 98 93 91.3 79.3-96.6 5 8.7 3.4-20.7
> High School 180 163 87.5 79.6-92.6 17 12.5 7.4-20.4
Marital Status
Married 223 202 87.9 81.1-92.4 21 12.1 7.6-18.9
Other 125 118 92.2 82.0-96.8 7 7.8 3.2-18.0
Income
14,999 or less 101 95 93.0 82.0-97.5 6 7.0 2.5-18.0
15,000-24,999 58 53 82.7 64.5-92.6 5 17.3 7.4-35.5
25,000-49,999 62 57 88.3 73.2-95.4 5 11.7 4.6-26.8
50,000 or more 96 89 92.5 82.7-96.9 7 7.5 3.1-17.3
WIC recipient
No 180 166 90.8 83.7-95.0 14 9.2 5.0-16.3
Yes 166 152 87.6 78.9-93.1 14 12.4 6.9-21.1
Medicaid recipient
No 163 150 88.4 80.3-93.4 13 11.6 6.6-19.7
Yes 185 170 90.3 82.5-94.8 15 9.7 5.2-17.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 176 167 95.2 91.2-97.5 9 4.8 2.5- 8.8
2500+ grams 172 153 88.7 82.9-92.7 19 11.3 7.3-17.1

~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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