Disparities Details by Marital Status for 2009
MICH-21.4 : Infants breastfed exclusively through 3 months (percent)
This chart compares rates by population.
Error Bar (I) represents the 95% confidence interval.
Additional footnotes may apply to these data. Please refer to footnotes below the data table for further information.
See also Disparities Overview by Marital Status for MICH-21.4
MICH-21.4 Increase the proportion of infants who are breastfed exclusively through 3 months
Infants breastfed exclusively through 3 months (percent)
|Marital Status||2009 1||Disparity|
|Divorced or separated|| 27.4
|Never married|| 24.9
|Average group rate excluding best group rate||
CI 1.000/ 2.670
1 Baseline has been revised. See Data Details for more information.
Data are subject to revision and may have changed since a previous release.
Unless noted otherwise, any age-adjusted data are adjusted using the year 2000 standard population.
Data are not available or not collected for populations not shown.
CI: 95% confidence interval.
- The best group rate for this objective, 42.5%, was attained by mothers who were married.
- The worst group rate for this objective, 8.1%, was attained by mothers who were widowed.
- The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 34.4 percentage points.
- The best group rate was 5.267 times the worst group rate.
- The best group rate was 2.114 times the average rate for all other marital status groups (excluding the best), 20.1%.
Mothers who were married achieved the best group rate for this objective, 42.5%.
The best group rate was:
- 1.553 times the rate among mothers who were divorced or separated.
- 1.707 times the rate among mothers who were never married.
- 5.267 times the rate among mothers who were widowed.