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2006 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

BREASTFEEDING

What were your reasons for not breastfeeding your new baby? I DID NOT LIKE BREASTFEEDING

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 329 190 54.1 47.2-60.8 139 45.9 39.2-52.8
Age
< 20 years 52 26 41.6 26.4-58.5 26 58.4 41.5-73.6
20-24 years 85 51 61.2 47.4-73.3 34 38.8 26.7-52.6
25-34 years 143 86 55.8 45.5-65.6 57 44.2 34.4-54.5
35+ years 49 27 53.3 35.6-70.2 22 46.7 29.8-64.4
Race
White 195 117 55.4 46.8-63.7 78 44.6 36.3-53.2
Black 108 53 46.1 34.1-58.5 55 53.9 41.5-65.9
Other 26 20 84.5 61.2-94.9 6 15.5 5.1-38.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 27 20 67.2 44.0-84.2 7 32.8 15.8-56.0
No 302 170 52.7 45.5-59.8 132 47.3 40.2-54.5
Education
< High School 80 42 48.6 34.3-63.1 38 51.4 36.9-65.7
High School 137 83 57.5 47.1-67.4 54 42.5 32.6-52.9
> High School 112 65 53.7 42.5-64.6 47 46.3 35.4-57.5
Marital Status
Married 165 105 61.1 51.9-69.5 60 38.9 30.5-48.1
Other 164 85 48.4 38.7-58.3 79 51.6 41.7-61.3
Income
14,999 or less 135 79 61.6 50.2-71.8 56 38.4 28.2-49.8
15,000-24,999 38 25 58.7 39.2-75.9 13 41.3 24.1-60.8
25,000-49,999 54 33 54.8 39.1-69.5 21 45.2 30.5-60.9
50,000 or more 72 38 46.8 33.8-60.2 34 53.2 39.8-66.2
WIC recipient
No 139 80 50.9 40.8-61.0 59 49.1 39.0-59.2
Yes 186 106 55.8 46.5-64.6 80 44.2 35.4-53.5
Medicaid recipient
No 107 63 53.9 42.9-64.6 44 46.1 35.4-57.1
Yes 222 127 54.1 45.5-62.5 95 45.9 37.5-54.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 142 88 57.7 48.9-66.0 54 42.3 34.0-51.1
2500+ grams 187 102 53.7 46.3-61.0 85 46.3 39.0-53.7

~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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