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2005 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 348 333 96.0 92.4-97.9 15 4.0 2.1- 7.6
Age
< 20 years 35 34 98.9 93.0-99.8 1 1.1 0.2- 7.0
20-24 years 99 97 98.2 90.1-99.7 2 1.8 0.3- 9.9
25-34 years 183 172 94.0 87.9-97.2 11 6.0 2.8-12.1
35+ years 31 30 99.1 94.1-99.9 1 0.9 0.1- 5.9
Race
White 268 256 96.0 92.0-98.1 12 4.0 1.9- 8.0
Black 68 65 95.2 78.9-99.1 3 4.8 0.9-21.1
Other 12 12 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Hispanic origin
Yes 49 48 96.8 80.5-99.5 1 3.2 0.5-19.5
No 299 285 95.8 91.8-97.9 14 4.2 2.1- 8.2
Education
< High School 69 66 96.8 85.2-99.4 3 3.2 0.6-14.8
High School 98 97 99.7 97.8-99.9 1 0.3 0.1- 2.2
> High School 180 169 94.0 87.9-97.1 11 6.0 2.9-12.1
Marital Status
Married 223 212 96.1 91.7-98.2 11 3.9 1.8- 8.3
Other 125 121 95.9 86.9-98.8 4 4.1 1.2-13.1
Income
14,999 or less 101 97 94.0 83.4-98.0 4 6.0 2.0-16.6
15,000-24,999 58 56 96.2 81.9-99.3 2 3.8 0.7-18.1
25,000-49,999 62 61 99.8 98.4- 100 1 0.2 0.0- 1.6
50,000 or more 96 90 94.2 85.0-97.9 6 5.8 2.1-15.0
WIC recipient
No 180 172 95.9 90.2-98.3 8 4.1 1.7- 9.8
Yes 166 159 96.2 90.2-98.6 7 3.8 1.4- 9.8
Medicaid recipient
No 163 155 95.8 90.2-98.3 8 4.2 1.7- 9.8
Yes 185 178 96.2 90.2-98.6 7 3.8 1.4- 9.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 176 168 95.4 91.1-97.7 8 4.6 2.3- 8.9
2500+ grams 172 165 96.1 92.0-98.1 7 3.9 1.9- 8.0

~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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