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2006 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

BREASTFEEDING

What were your reasons for stopping breastfeeding? I THOUGHT I WAS NOT PRODUCING ENOUGH MILK

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 599 328 56.0 50.7-61.1 271 44.0 38.9-49.3
Age
< 20 years 58 36 59.8 42.3-75.1 22 40.2 24.9-57.7
20-24 years 139 74 60.3 49.8-70.0 65 39.7 30.0-50.2
25-34 years 306 170 54.8 47.6-61.9 136 45.2 38.1-52.4
35+ years 96 48 47.9 34.4-61.8 48 52.1 38.2-65.6
Race
White 449 242 50.9 44.9-56.9 207 49.1 43.1-55.1
Black 125 76 73.9 62.7-82.8 49 26.1 17.2-37.3
Other 25 10 41.2 21.1-64.8 15 58.8 35.2-78.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 84 50 57.5 43.6-70.4 34 42.5 29.6-56.4
No 515 278 55.6 50.0-61.1 237 44.4 38.9-50.0
Education
< High School 87 60 67.6 53.3-79.3 27 32.4 20.7-46.7
High School 184 105 60.5 50.6-69.6 79 39.5 30.4-49.4
> High School 327 162 48.6 41.9-55.5 165 51.4 44.5-58.1
Marital Status
Married 391 207 51.4 45.1-57.6 184 48.6 42.4-54.9
Other 208 121 62.4 53.3-70.7 87 37.6 29.3-46.7
Income
14,999 or less 144 78 54.9 43.8-65.5 66 45.1 34.5-56.2
15,000-24,999 98 44 47.9 34.8-61.3 54 52.1 38.7-65.2
25,000-49,999 126 79 71.9 61.3-80.5 47 28.1 19.5-38.7
50,000 or more 178 90 44.9 36.2-53.9 88 55.1 46.1-63.8
WIC recipient
No 330 176 51.9 44.9-58.9 154 48.1 41.1-55.1
Yes 262 145 59.2 51.2-66.7 117 40.8 33.3-48.8
Medicaid recipient
No 304 164 52.5 45.4-59.5 140 47.5 40.5-54.6
Yes 295 164 59.1 51.4-66.4 131 40.9 33.6-48.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 290 161 55.3 49.4-61.1 129 44.7 38.9-50.6
2500+ grams 309 167 56.1 50.3-61.7 142 43.9 38.3-49.7

~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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