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2007 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

BREASTFEEDING

What were your reasons for stopping breastfeeding? UNSPECIFIED REASON*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 732 550 79.4 75.4-82.9 182 20.6 17.1-24.6
Age
< 20 years 97 70 79.2 66.9-87.8 27 20.8 12.2-33.1
20-24 years 190 153 82.7 74.6-88.5 37 17.3 11.5-25.4
25-34 years 353 263 79.2 73.3-84.0 90 20.8 16.0-26.7
35+ years 92 64 72.8 60.0-82.7 28 27.2 17.3-40.0
Race
White 519 373 76.9 72.1-81.1 146 23.1 18.9-27.9
Black 187 154 84.8 76.5-90.6 33 15.2 9.4-23.5
Other 26 23 98.0 93.5-99.4 3 2.0 0.6- 6.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 92 69 74.6 62.8-83.7 23 25.4 16.3-37.2
No 639 481 80.4 76.2-84.0 158 19.6 16.0-23.8
Education
< High School 134 94 76.1 65.8-84.0 40 23.9 16.0-34.2
High School 203 166 85.2 77.9-90.4 37 14.8 9.6-22.1
> High School 394 289 77.3 71.6-82.1 105 22.7 17.9-28.4
Marital Status
Married 434 315 78.0 72.9-82.5 119 22.0 17.5-27.1
Other 298 235 81.1 74.6-86.2 63 18.9 13.8-25.4
Income
14,999 or less 192 152 83.1 75.1-89.0 40 16.9 11.0-24.9
15,000-24,999 122 89 79.0 68.2-86.9 33 21.0 13.1-31.8
25,000-49,999 140 111 83.2 74.1-89.6 29 16.8 10.4-25.9
50,000 or more 230 167 77.1 69.7-83.1 63 22.9 16.9-30.3
WIC recipient
No 393 293 79.6 74.2-84.1 100 20.4 15.9-25.8
Yes 331 249 78.8 72.6-84.0 82 21.2 16.0-27.4
Medicaid recipient
No 333 245 77.4 71.4-82.5 88 22.6 17.5-28.6
Yes 399 305 80.9 75.4-85.4 94 19.1 14.6-24.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 364 256 70.9 66.2-75.2 108 29.1 24.8-33.8
2500+ grams 368 294 80.3 75.9-84.0 74 19.7 16.0-24.1

*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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