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2006 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 599 532 87.7 83.7-90.8 67 12.3 9.2-16.3
Age
< 20 years 58 51 87.2 69.2-95.4 7 12.8 4.6-30.8
20-24 years 139 116 81.3 71.6-88.3 23 18.7 11.7-28.4
25-34 years 306 277 90.4 85.2-93.8 29 9.6 6.2-14.8
35+ years 96 88 90.8 79.6-96.1 8 9.2 3.9-20.4
Race
White 449 405 89.7 85.5-92.8 44 10.3 7.2-14.5
Black 125 105 81.8 70.7-89.3 20 18.2 10.7-29.3
Other 25 22 85.7 59.9-96.0 3 14.3 4.0-40.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 84 79 94.1 83.5-98.1 5 5.9 1.9-16.5
No 515 453 86.2 81.7-89.8 62 13.8 10.2-18.3
Education
< High School 87 83 94.4 82.4-98.4 4 5.6 1.6-17.6
High School 184 156 84.3 75.7-90.3 28 15.7 9.7-24.3
> High School 327 292 87.0 81.5-91.1 35 13.0 8.9-18.5
Marital Status
Married 391 353 89.4 84.7-92.7 38 10.6 7.3-15.3
Other 208 179 85.4 77.9-90.6 29 14.6 9.4-22.1
Income
14,999 or less 144 126 82.0 71.6-89.1 18 18.0 10.9-28.4
15,000-24,999 98 88 93.9 85.0-97.6 10 6.1 2.4-15.0
25,000-49,999 126 109 87.6 78.5-93.2 17 12.4 6.8-21.5
50,000 or more 178 161 87.2 79.5-92.3 17 12.8 7.7-20.5
WIC recipient
No 330 305 89.6 84.2-93.2 25 10.4 6.8-15.8
Yes 262 220 85.3 78.7-90.1 42 14.7 9.9-21.3
Medicaid recipient
No 304 276 91.0 86.2-94.2 28 9.0 5.8-13.8
Yes 295 256 84.8 78.3-89.6 39 15.2 10.4-21.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 290 261 88.9 84.3-92.2 29 11.1 7.8-15.7
2500+ grams 309 271 87.6 83.2-90.9 38 12.4 9.1-16.8

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2006.The overall weighted response rate was 59%.

#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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