TABLE 1

Weighted Percentage of Never Initiating Breastfeeding According to Selected Characteristics: MOPRA, 2005

Characteristicn%95% CIP2)
Smoking status<.001
    Nonsmoker112420.917.5–24.3
    Quit during pregnancy9233.118.3–47.9
    Light smoker24437.528.5–46.6
    Moderate/heavy smoker24542.833.6–52.0
    Unknown or unclassified43
Smoker in the home<.001
    Yes26242.633.4–51.8
    No148623.420.3–26.5
Alcohol use.790
    Yes54625.720.5–30.9
    No120226.622.9–30.2
Maternal age, y<.001
    <2018638.328.2–48.4
    20–2998029.024.9–33.2
    ≥3058217.713.3–22.1
Maternal race.400
    White, other158725.722.6–28.8
    Black16130.119.9–40.3
Maternal education, y<.001
    <1226542.533.7–51.4
    ≥12147022.919.9–26.0
    Unknown13
Medicaid at delivery<.001
    Yes81236.031.1–41.0
    No93617.814.5–21.1
Married<.001
    Yes119519.516.5–22.5
    No55336.931.0–42.8
First trimester prenatal care.500
    Yes157725.922.8–29.1
    No17129.319.1–39.6
Cesarean section.750
    Yes63525.520.3–30.8
    No111326.623.0–30.2
Prolonged infant hospitalization or ICU.210
    Yes55230.822.9–38.6
    No119625.622.3–28.8
Prepregnancy BMI.660
    <18.510930.817.1–44.4
    18.5–24.987925.321.2–29.4
    25.0–29.937127.621.1–34.0
    ≥30.031228.521.1–36.0
    Unknown77
  • MOPRA indicates Missouri Pregnancy Related Assessment and Monitoring System.