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2006 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

BREASTFEEDING

What were your or your reasons for stopping breastfeeding? MY BABY WAS JAUNDICED (YELLOWING OF THE SKIN OR WHITES OF THE EYES)

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 599 547 91.5 88.1-94.1 52 8.5 5.9-11.9
Age
< 20 years 58 51 91.9 76.5-97.5 7 8.1 2.5-23.5
20-24 years 139 126 89.8 81.2-94.8 13 10.2 5.2-18.8
25-34 years 306 279 91.9 87.1-95.1 27 8.1 4.9-12.9
35+ years 96 91 93.3 82.5-97.6 5 6.7 2.4-17.5
Race
White 449 411 91.6 87.6-94.3 38 8.4 5.7-12.4
Black 125 113 90.3 80.5-95.5 12 9.7 4.5-19.5
Other 25 23 98.4 93.5-99.6 2 1.6 0.4- 6.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 84 80 94.3 81.4-98.4 4 5.7 1.6-18.6
No 515 467 90.9 87.2-93.7 48 9.1 6.3-12.8
Education
< High School 87 78 88.8 76.6-95.1 9 11.2 4.9-23.4
High School 184 167 92.6 86.0-96.2 17 7.4 3.8-14.0
> High School 327 301 91.9 87.4-95.0 26 8.1 5.0-12.6
Marital Status
Married 391 358 91.7 87.5-94.5 33 8.3 5.5-12.5
Other 208 189 91.4 84.7-95.3 19 8.6 4.7-15.3
Income
14,999 or less 144 134 94.2 86.9-97.6 10 5.8 2.4-13.1
15,000-24,999 98 87 90.4 78.8-96.0 11 9.6 4.0-21.2
25,000-49,999 126 113 90.6 81.6-95.5 13 9.4 4.5-18.4
50,000 or more 178 167 92.6 86.2-96.2 11 7.4 3.8-13.8
WIC recipient
No 330 302 92.0 87.3-95.1 28 8.0 4.9-12.7
Yes 262 238 90.8 84.9-94.5 24 9.2 5.5-15.1
Medicaid recipient
No 304 283 93.3 88.8-96.0 21 6.7 4.0-11.2
Yes 295 264 90.0 84.4-93.8 31 10.0 6.2-15.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 290 264 90.9 86.9-93.8 26 9.1 6.2-13.1
2500+ grams 309 283 91.6 87.8-94.3 26 8.4 5.7-12.2

~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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