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2009 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 471 429 90.0 86.3-92.8 42 10.0 7.2-13.7
Age
< 20 years 58 50 84.7 69.5-93.1 8 15.3 6.9-30.5
20-24 years 134 125 93.8 87.1-97.2 9 6.2 2.8-12.9
25-34 years 215 199 91.0 85.5-94.6 16 9.0 5.4-14.5
35+ years 64 55 83.5 69.7-91.8 9 16.5 8.2-30.3
Race
White 332 303 89.4 84.9-92.7 29 10.6 7.3-15.1
Black 119 109 91.4 82.5-96.0 10 8.6 4.0-17.5
Other 20 17 90.6 66.7-97.9 3 9.4 2.1-33.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 56 53 94.6 82.3-98.5 3 5.4 1.5-17.7
No 415 376 89.2 85.1-92.3 39 10.8 7.7-14.9
Education
< High School 79 72 90.8 79.5-96.2 7 9.2 3.8-20.5
High School 149 139 93.2 86.4-96.7 10 6.8 3.3-13.6
> High School 243 218 87.3 81.5-91.5 25 12.7 8.5-18.5
Marital Status
Married 272 252 91.2 86.6-94.4 20 8.8 5.6-13.4
Other 199 177 88.6 81.9-93.0 22 11.4 7.0-18.1
Income
14,999 or less 91 83 91.4 81.0-96.3 8 8.6 3.7-19.0
15,000-24,999 118 106 90.7 82.6-95.2 12 9.3 4.8-17.4
25,000-49,999 100 90 87.2 77.2-93.2 10 12.8 6.8-22.8
50,000 or more 130 119 89.4 81.6-94.2 11 10.6 5.8-18.4
WIC recipient
No 236 215 90.5 85.3-93.9 21 9.5 6.1-14.7
Yes 234 213 89.6 83.7-93.5 21 10.4 6.5-16.3
Medicaid recipient
No 210 193 90.5 84.9-94.1 17 9.5 5.9-15.1
Yes 261 236 89.7 84.3-93.4 25 10.3 6.6-15.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 172 161 93.6 88.8-96.4 11 6.4 3.6-11.2
2500+ grams 299 268 89.7 85.6-92.7 31 10.3 7.3-14.4

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

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2009.The overall weighted response rate was 63%.

#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.

This page was generated on 28JUL11

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