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2006 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 599 576 96.8 94.3-98.2 23 3.2 1.8- 5.7
Age
< 20 years 58 53 92.0 75.5-97.7 5 8.0 2.3-24.5
20-24 years 139 137 97.5 90.4-99.4 2 2.5 0.6- 9.6
25-34 years 306 292 97.3 93.8-98.8 14 2.7 1.2- 6.2
35+ years 96 94 97.6 87.9-99.6 2 2.4 0.4-12.1
Race
White 449 435 97.5 94.6-98.9 14 2.5 1.1- 5.4
Black 125 117 94.3 86.0-97.8 8 5.7 2.2-14.0
Other 25 24 99.0 93.3-99.9 1 1.0 0.1- 6.7
Hispanic origin
Yes 84 82 97.1 84.2-99.5 2 2.9 0.5-15.8
No 515 494 96.7 94.0-98.2 21 3.3 1.8- 6.0
Education
< High School 87 82 96.5 86.5-99.2 5 3.5 0.8-13.5
High School 184 175 95.4 89.5-98.1 9 4.6 1.9-10.5
> High School 327 318 97.7 94.0-99.1 9 2.3 0.9- 6.0
Marital Status
Married 391 376 96.7 93.0-98.4 15 3.3 1.6- 7.0
Other 208 200 97.0 92.3-98.9 8 3.0 1.1- 7.7
Income
14,999 or less 144 141 99.4 98.1-99.8 3 0.6 0.2- 1.9
15,000-24,999 98 92 91.7 80.5-96.7 6 8.3 3.3-19.5
25,000-49,999 126 120 97.9 92.5-99.4 6 2.1 0.6- 7.5
50,000 or more 178 175 98.4 91.4-99.7 3 1.6 0.3- 8.6
WIC recipient
No 330 318 97.1 93.4-98.7 12 2.9 1.3- 6.6
Yes 262 251 96.4 91.8-98.4 11 3.6 1.6- 8.2
Medicaid recipient
No 304 296 98.5 95.8-99.5 8 1.5 0.5- 4.2
Yes 295 280 95.2 90.6-97.6 15 4.8 2.4- 9.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 290 275 94.5 90.8-96.7 15 5.5 3.3- 9.2
2500+ grams 309 301 97.0 94.1-98.5 8 3.0 1.5- 5.9

~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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