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106. Single Babies Born in 1990-93 Who Were Ever Breastfed, Duration and Mean Duration of Breastfeeding in Weeks, by Selected Characteristics: 1995



 
Percent distribution
Characteristic Duration of breastfeeding Mean
Percent duration
breastfed Total 0-2 3-4 5 or more in weeks
at all months months months
 
    All babies 1 55.2 100.0 40.3 8.6 51.1 28.7
 
Under 20 years 36.0 100.0 69.7 4.5 25.8 17.5
20-24 years 46.4 100.0 46.6 12.4 41.0 24.1
25 years and over 63.0 100.0 35.0 7.8 57.3 31.5
  25-29 years 56.4 100.0 39.8 8.7 51.5 28.2
  30-44 years 69.1 100.0 31.3 7.1 61.6 34.0
 
MARITAL STATUS AT TIME OF BIRTH
 
Never married 31.4 100.0 54.8 8.3 36.8 20.8
Married 63.4 100.0 37.7 8.5 53.8 30.1
Formerly married 50.2 100.0 45.3 11.3 43.4 26.4
 
WANTEDNESS STATUS AT CONCEPTION
 
Intended 60.4 100.0 38.1 9.4 52.6 29.7
Mistimed 46.3 100.0 50.7 6.7 42.6 23.3
Unwanted 36.9 100.0 38.1 4.7 57.3 31.6
 
REGION OF RESIDENCE AT INTERVIEW
 
Northeast 54.5 100.0 31.7 7.9 60.3 32.6
Midwest 50.8 100.0 38.6 8.1 53.3 27.9
South 45.5 100.0 48.3 7.9 43.7 26.6
West 73.0 100.0 40.2 9.9 49.9 28.7
 
EDUCATION AT INTERVIEW 2
 
No high school diploma or GED 3 38.9 100.0 44.9 8.8 46.4 26.8
High school diploma or GED 49.0 100.0 44.0 9.8 46.2 27.2
Some college, no bachelor's degree 63.0 100.0 43.9 7.1 49.1 26.5
Bachelor's degree or higher 81.1 100.0 28.7 8.5 62.8 35.2
 
POVERTY LEVEL INCOME AT INTERVIEW 2
 
0-149 percent 42.6 100.0 42.4 8.3 49.2 30.2
150-299 percent 58.1 100.0 39.5 9.6 50.8 29.4
300 percent or higher 68.2 100.0 38.8 8.1 53.1 28.3
 
RACE AND HISPANIC ORIGIN
 
Hispanic 62.2 100.0 42.7 7.1 50.2 26.7
Non-Hispanic white 59.1 100.0 38.5 8.1 53.3 29.8
Non-Hispanic black 25.1 100.0 45.0 14.0 40.9 22.9



1 Includes babies born to women of other race and origin groups not shown separately.
2 Limited to women 22-44 years of age at time of interview.
3 GED is general equivalency diploma.

Source: U.S. National Center for Health Statistics, Abma J., Chandra A., Mosher W., Peterson L., Piccinino L., Fertility, Family Planning, and Women's Health. New data from the 1995 National Survey of Family Growth, Vital Health Statistics, Series 23, No. 19, 1997.

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/nsfg.htm



https://allcountries.org/uscensus/106_single_babies_born_in_1990_93.html

These tables are based on figures supplied by the United States Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Commerce and are subject to revision by the Census Bureau.

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