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2006 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

BREASTFEEDING

What were your or your reasons for stopping breastfeeding? I WENT BACK TO WORK OR SCHOOL

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 599 499 81.1 76.6-85.0 100 18.9 15.0-23.4
Age
< 20 years 58 46 73.1 54.6-86.0 12 26.9 14.0-45.4
20-24 years 139 116 81.1 71.0-88.3 23 18.9 11.7-29.0
25-34 years 306 253 82.0 75.9-86.9 53 18.0 13.1-24.1
35+ years 96 84 84.8 71.1-92.6 12 15.2 7.4-28.9
Race
White 449 380 84.1 79.2-88.0 69 15.9 12.0-20.8
Black 125 99 73.2 61.2-82.5 26 26.8 17.5-38.8
Other 25 20 74.6 49.3-89.9 5 25.4 10.1-50.7
Hispanic origin
Yes 84 76 88.6 76.6-94.9 8 11.4 5.1-23.4
No 515 423 79.4 74.3-83.8 92 20.6 16.2-25.7
Education
< High School 87 78 85.0 71.5-92.8 9 15.0 7.2-28.5
High School 184 155 79.4 70.1-86.3 29 20.6 13.7-29.9
> High School 327 265 80.6 74.5-85.5 62 19.4 14.5-25.5
Marital Status
Married 391 332 84.3 79.1-88.3 59 15.7 11.7-20.9
Other 208 167 76.8 68.2-83.6 41 23.2 16.4-31.8
Income
14,999 or less 144 121 81.0 70.7-88.2 23 19.0 11.8-29.3
15,000-24,999 98 83 82.3 69.1-90.6 15 17.7 9.4-30.9
25,000-49,999 126 102 79.0 67.9-86.9 24 21.0 13.1-32.1
50,000 or more 178 150 82.7 74.8-88.5 28 17.3 11.5-25.2
WIC recipient
No 330 278 84.8 79.3-89.1 52 15.2 10.9-20.7
Yes 262 214 76.5 68.7-82.8 48 23.5 17.2-31.3
Medicaid recipient
No 304 250 81.9 75.7-86.8 54 18.1 13.2-24.3
Yes 295 249 80.5 73.4-86.0 46 19.5 14.0-26.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 290 248 85.5 80.7-89.2 42 14.5 10.8-19.3
2500+ grams 309 251 80.7 75.6-84.9 58 19.3 15.1-24.4

~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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