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2007 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 732 441 61.7 57.1-66.2 291 38.3 33.8-42.9
Age
< 20 years 97 63 69.1 56.1-79.7 34 30.9 20.3-43.9
20-24 years 190 111 60.5 51.3-69.0 79 39.5 31.0-48.7
25-34 years 353 208 59.0 52.2-65.4 145 41.0 34.6-47.8
35+ years 92 59 66.9 53.9-77.8 33 33.1 22.2-46.1
Race
White 519 309 63.2 57.8-68.2 210 36.8 31.8-42.2
Black 187 116 57.4 47.3-66.8 71 42.6 33.2-52.7
Other 26 16 61.5 34.7-82.8 10 38.5 17.2-65.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 92 57 68.2 56.2-78.2 35 31.8 21.8-43.8
No 639 383 60.4 55.3-65.3 256 39.6 34.7-44.7
Education
< High School 134 84 66.4 55.6-75.8 50 33.6 24.2-44.4
High School 203 117 58.8 49.9-67.2 86 41.2 32.8-50.1
> High School 394 239 61.5 55.1-67.5 155 38.5 32.5-44.9
Marital Status
Married 434 265 62.5 56.6-68.1 169 37.5 31.9-43.4
Other 298 176 60.7 53.2-67.8 122 39.3 32.2-46.8
Income
14,999 or less 192 109 61.8 52.4-70.4 83 38.2 29.6-47.6
15,000-24,999 122 74 59.8 47.8-70.7 48 40.2 29.3-52.2
25,000-49,999 140 82 60.6 49.8-70.4 58 39.4 29.6-50.2
50,000 or more 230 144 60.7 52.6-68.3 86 39.3 31.7-47.4
WIC recipient
No 393 243 62.6 56.3-68.5 150 37.4 31.5-43.7
Yes 331 190 60.2 53.2-66.8 141 39.8 33.2-46.8
Medicaid recipient
No 333 205 62.3 55.6-68.6 128 37.7 31.4-44.4
Yes 399 236 61.3 54.8-67.4 163 38.7 32.6-45.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 364 213 58.9 53.8-63.7 151 41.1 36.3-46.2
2500+ grams 368 228 62.0 56.9-66.9 140 38.0 33.1-43.1

*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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