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2009 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Breast Feeding

Was (CHILD) breastfed for any length of time?***

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,053 1,443 71.5 68.8-74.0 610 28.5 26.0-31.2
GENDER
Male 1,112 791 72.5 68.7-75.9 321 27.5 24.1-31.3
Female 941 652 70.3 66.2-74.1 289 29.7 25.9-33.8
RACE
White 1,574 1,137 74.7 71.7-77.5 437 25.3 22.5-28.3
African American 254 140 53.5 45.8-61.0 114 46.5 39.0-54.2
Other Minorities 222 163 80.0 73.1-85.6 59 20.0 14.4-26.9
HISPANIC
Yes 160 126 81.9 74.4-87.6 34 18.1 12.4-25.6
No 1,892 1,316 70.0 67.1-72.7 576 30.0 27.3-32.9
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 514 387 73.5 68.1-78.3 127 26.5 21.7-31.9
5 through 10 610 448 74.3 69.4-78.7 162 25.7 21.3-30.6
11 through 13 357 256 70.5 63.5-76.7 101 29.5 23.3-36.5
14 through 17 572 352 65.6 60.0-70.7 220 34.4 29.3-40.0
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 89 56 73.0 61.1-82.3 33 27.0 17.7-38.9
H.S. 338 150 48.3 41.0-55.6 188 51.7 44.4-59.0
Some College 503 315 61.8 55.7-67.5 188 38.2 32.5-44.3
College Graduate 1,121 922 82.7 79.4-85.5 199 17.3 14.5-20.6
SCHOOL
Public 1,369 909 67.9 64.4-71.2 460 32.1 28.8-35.6
Private/Home 203 173 86.9 79.1-92.1 30 13.1 7.9-20.9
GRADE
Not In School 481 361 73.6 68.1-78.5 120 26.4 21.5-31.9
K-5th 682 501 74.1 69.4-78.3 181 25.9 21.7-30.6
6th-8th 378 266 71.7 64.9-77.7 112 28.3 22.3-35.1
9th-12th* 511 315 64.3 58.4-69.8 196 35.7 30.2-41.6
HEALTH INSURANCE
State Health Plan 97 78 85.5 76.0-91.6 19 14.5 8.4-24.0
Private 1,199 910 78.1 74.7-81.1 289 21.9 18.9-25.3
Health Choice 114 65 62.4 50.4-72.9 49 37.6 27.1-49.6
Medicaid 347 193 58.5 51.6-65.0 154 41.5 35.0-48.4
Other 171 122 69.4 58.8-78.3 49 30.6 21.7-41.2
No health insurance 105 62 60.4 47.4-72.2 43 39.6 27.8-52.6
CHILDREN WITH SHCN**
Yes 197 122 63.3 53.6-72.0 75 36.7 28.0-46.4
No 1,831 1,306 72.3 69.4-75.0 525 27.7 25.0-30.6

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*Includes those in college or other post high school education
**SHCN=Children with Special Health Care Needs

***Asked of biological parents for children of all ages. (NOTE: in 2005 and 2006 this question was asked of children ages 12 and younger)

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = numerator, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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