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2008 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Breast Feeding

For how many days, weeks, or months was (CHILD) breastfed?***

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  Total
Respond.#
1-30 days 31-90 days 3 to 6 mos. 6 mos. to 1 yr. 1+ year
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,637 291 15.5 13.5-17.7 369 23.2 20.7-25.9 319 19.1 16.8-21.6 423 26.9 24.3-29.8 235 15.2 13.1-17.6
GENDER
Male 839 159 16.4 13.7-19.6 193 24.0 20.5-27.8 169 18.8 15.8-22.2 202 25.0 21.5-28.8 116 15.8 12.9-19.3
Female 798 132 14.5 11.9-17.7 176 22.5 19.0-26.3 150 19.4 16.1-23.2 221 29.0 25.2-33.2 119 14.6 11.7-17.9
RACE
White 1,173 210 14.9 12.7-17.5 278 26.0 22.9-29.3 219 17.8 15.2-20.7 298 25.6 22.6-28.8 168 15.8 13.3-18.6
African American 151 37 21.1 14.8-29.1 34 22.1 15.4-30.7 35 22.5 15.8-31.1 32 24.7 17.5-33.6 13 9.5 5.2-16.9
Other Minorities 312 44 13.2 9.3-18.4 57 15.4 11.4-20.5 65 20.7 15.7-26.7 92 32.9 26.7-39.8 54 17.8 13.1-23.8
HISPANIC
Yes 200 26 11.9 7.6-18.3 37 14.7 10.1-20.9 34 18.4 12.6-25.9 70 37.8 30.0-46.4 33 17.2 11.7-24.7
No 1,432 264 16.1 14.0-18.5 332 24.7 22.0-27.7 283 19.2 16.7-21.8 351 25.1 22.3-28.0 202 14.9 12.7-17.4
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 499 99 18.3 14.6-22.8 108 22.3 18.0-27.2 101 19.0 15.1-23.7 127 26.8 22.2-32.0 64 13.5 10.2-17.7
5 through 10 501 80 13.6 10.5-17.4 117 22.3 18.2-27.0 92 20.1 16.0-25.0 139 28.0 23.4-33.1 73 16.0 12.3-20.4
11 through 13 256 41 13.5 9.2-19.4 61 25.2 18.8-32.8 51 19.9 14.4-26.9 58 24.4 18.4-31.5 45 17.0 11.9-23.7
14 through 17 381 71 15.5 11.8-19.9 83 24.9 19.5-31.2 75 16.6 12.7-21.5 99 27.5 22.0-33.7 53 15.5 11.2-21.1
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 107 15 12.7 7.0-21.9 19 14.8 8.9-23.8 14 14.4 8.0-24.7 37 35.6 25.4-47.2 22 22.5 14.2-33.8
H.S. 168 45 24.1 17.1-32.7 37 25.1 17.2-35.0 29 16.8 10.6-25.4 37 20.1 13.8-28.3 20 14.0 8.2-22.7
Some College 375 96 24.6 19.5-30.7 97 24.1 19.2-29.7 75 19.5 14.9-24.9 68 19.3 14.7-25.0 39 12.5 8.6-17.9
College Graduate 985 134 11.2 9.2-13.6 216 23.8 20.6-27.4 201 20.0 17.1-23.3 281 29.6 26.2-33.3 153 15.3 12.8-18.3
SCHOOL
Public 988 167 14.0 11.7-16.7 231 24.3 21.0-27.8 200 19.4 16.5-22.7 250 27.1 23.7-30.8 140 15.3 12.6-18.5
Private/Home 166 25 13.0 8.2-20.0 28 16.4 10.4-24.9 26 21.1 13.9-30.6 51 29.1 21.4-38.1 36 20.5 14.1-28.8
GRADE
Not In School 479 97 19.1 15.2-23.8 110 23.6 19.2-28.7 93 17.9 14.1-22.5 121 26.1 21.4-31.3 58 13.3 9.9-17.6
K-5th 554 88 13.2 10.3-16.8 121 21.0 17.2-25.4 103 20.0 16.1-24.6 155 29.1 24.6-34.0 87 16.7 13.2-20.9
6th-8th 245 41 14.7 10.1-21.0 60 25.7 19.2-33.5 48 21.0 15.1-28.3 57 24.0 17.9-31.4 39 14.6 9.9-21.0
9th-12th* 359 65 14.4 11.0-18.8 78 25.1 19.5-31.6 75 17.6 13.4-22.7 90 26.6 21.1-32.9 51 16.3 11.7-22.2
HEALTH INSURANCE
State Health Plan 88 9 9.2 4.1-19.1 22 27.6 16.5-42.3 21 26.6 15.9-41.0 27 29.3 19.2-42.0 9 7.3 3.4-15.1
Private 1,006 172 14.4 12.1-17.2 227 23.3 20.1-26.7 202 19.1 16.3-22.3 269 28.4 25.0-32.1 136 14.8 12.2-17.9
Health Choice 49 7 9.8 3.2-26.4 13 31.3 17.1-50.3 7 9.4 4.0-20.7 12 30.0 16.2-48.6 10 19.5 9.5-36.0
Medicaid 243 60 24.2 18.4-31.1 53 21.7 16.1-28.7 46 20.1 14.5-27.3 46 16.9 11.9-23.3 38 17.1 12.0-23.9
Other 154 31 13.5 8.8-20.2 32 21.3 14.4-30.3 30 22.4 14.8-32.5 43 31.9 23.2-42.0 18 11.0 6.2-18.6
No health insurance 92 9 9.8 4.6-19.6 21 22.8 13.9-35.2 13 11.9 6.2-21.6 26 32.3 21.5-45.4 23 23.2 14.5-34.9
CHILDREN WITH SHCN**
Yes 135 28 20.4 13.1-30.4 32 27.7 19.1-38.2 30 19.9 13.1-29.1 26 15.5 10.1-23.2 19 16.5 9.9-26.1
No 1,489 262 15.2 13.2-17.5 333 22.8 20.2-25.6 287 19.0 16.7-21.7 394 28.0 25.2-31.0 213 15.0 12.8-17.4

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

***Asked only for those children who were breastfed.

^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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