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Table 2 Demographic characteristics of the qualitative sample in central North Carolina (n = 22)

From: Infant feeding experiences among teen mothers in North Carolina: Findings from a mixed-methods study

Characteristic Total
Age at delivery  
   13 1
   14 1
   15 7
   16 6
   17 7
Race/ethnicity  
   White 6
   Black 8
   Hispanic 8
Marital status  
   Married 0
   Other 22
Age of the baby at time of interview  
   < 6 months 8
   6 months 1 year 11
   > 1 year 3
Previous live birth?  
   Yes 1
   No 21
Trying to get pregnant?  
   Yes 2
   No 20
Delivery paid by...  
   Medicaid 21
   Unsure 1
Urban/rural residence  
   Urban 13
   Rural 9
  1. Note. Qualitative sample includes data from in-depth individual interviews with teen mothers in North Carolina conducted between November 2007 and February 2009.