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2007 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 731 663 90.1 86.9-92.6 68 9.9 7.4-13.1
Age
< 20 years 97 83 87.7 76.4-94.1 14 12.3 5.9-23.6
20-24 years 190 169 89.5 82.5-93.9 21 10.5 6.1-17.5
25-34 years 352 326 90.8 86.0-94.1 26 9.2 5.9-14.0
35+ years 92 85 91.8 81.2-96.6 7 8.2 3.4-18.8
Race
White 518 470 89.9 86.0-92.8 48 10.1 7.2-14.0
Black 187 168 90.5 83.0-94.9 19 9.5 5.1-17.0
Other 26 25 93.3 64.6-99.1 1 6.7 0.9-35.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 92 83 89.8 79.6-95.2 9 10.2 4.8-20.4
No 638 579 90.2 86.7-92.9 59 9.8 7.1-13.3
Education
< High School 134 118 91.5 83.4-95.8 16 8.5 4.2-16.6
High School 203 183 93.1 87.3-96.4 20 6.9 3.6-12.7
> High School 393 361 87.8 82.7-91.5 32 12.2 8.5-17.3
Marital Status
Married 433 399 91.6 87.7-94.4 34 8.4 5.6-12.3
Other 298 264 88.2 82.5-92.3 34 11.8 7.7-17.5
Income
14,999 or less 192 175 93.6 87.4-96.8 17 6.4 3.2-12.6
15,000-24,999 122 109 87.4 76.9-93.5 13 12.6 6.5-23.1
25,000-49,999 140 125 89.5 81.1-94.4 15 10.5 5.6-18.9
50,000 or more 229 214 90.3 83.8-94.3 15 9.7 5.7-16.2
WIC recipient
No 392 366 91.5 87.1-94.5 26 8.5 5.5-12.9
Yes 331 289 88.5 83.2-92.2 42 11.5 7.8-16.8
Medicaid recipient
No 332 309 90.3 85.2-93.7 23 9.7 6.3-14.8
Yes 399 354 90.0 85.5-93.2 45 10.0 6.8-14.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 363 331 90.4 86.9-93.1 32 9.6 6.9-13.1
2500+ grams 368 332 90.1 86.5-92.8 36 9.9 7.2-13.5

*Asked only of mothers that breastfed their baby after delivery.

#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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