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2018 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

BREASTFEEDING

What were your reasons for stopping breastfeeding? OTHER REASONS1

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond2
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 328 272 84.8 79.8-88.7 56 15.2 11.3-20.2
Age
< 25 years 96 89 93.2 84.0-97.3 *** *** ***
25-34 years 171 132 80.6 73.0-86.4 39 19.4 13.6-27.0
35+ years 61 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 159 120 79.2 71.8-85.2 39 20.8 14.8-28.2
Non-Hispanic Black 78 67 87.5 75.1-94.2 11 12.5 5.8-24.9
Non-Hispanic Other 24 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 58 56 95.4 83.4-98.8 *** *** ***
Education
< High School 45 *** *** *** *** *** ***
High School 101 91 92.0 84.5-96.0 *** *** ***
> High School 182 139 79.0 71.4-85.0 43 21.0 15.0-28.6
Marital Status
Married 167 130 78.6 70.8-84.7 37 21.4 15.3-29.2
Other 161 142 90.4 83.6-94.6 19 9.6 5.4-16.4
Medicaid recipient
No 146 119 83.3 75.5-89.0 27 16.7 11.0-24.5
Yes 182 153 86.0 79.0-90.9 29 14.0 9.1-21.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 119 97 81.1 72.8-87.3 22 18.9 12.7-27.2
2500+ grams 209 175 85.2 79.7-89.4 34 14.8 10.6-20.3

1Asked only of mothers who breastfed their baby after delivery, but are not currently breastfeeding their baby. Mothers could cite more than one reason for not breastfeeding their new baby.
2Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50.

*** This estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards.
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.
The overall weighted response rate in 2018 was 53%.

This page was generated on 10OCT19

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