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2008 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 2,441 1,665 69.3 67.0-71.5 776 30.7 28.5-33.0
GENDER
Male 1,248 856 69.7 66.5-72.8 392 30.3 27.2-33.5
Female 1,193 809 68.9 65.6-72.0 384 31.1 28.0-34.4
RACE
White 1,682 1,197 72.4 69.8-74.9 485 27.6 25.1-30.2
African American 320 153 52.9 46.6-59.2 167 47.1 40.8-53.4
Other Minorities 438 314 76.5 71.4-81.0 124 23.5 19.0-28.6
HISPANIC
Yes 266 202 79.5 73.2-84.6 64 20.5 15.4-26.8
No 2,169 1,458 67.8 65.4-70.2 711 32.2 29.8-34.6
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 649 502 76.9 72.6-80.6 147 23.1 19.4-27.4
5 through 10 727 507 69.7 65.4-73.6 220 30.3 26.4-34.6
11 through 13 404 265 69.1 63.3-74.4 139 30.9 25.6-36.7
14 through 17 661 391 58.8 54.0-63.5 270 41.2 36.5-46.0
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 174 107 69.2 60.8-76.5 67 30.8 23.5-39.2
H.S. 376 169 46.7 40.3-53.2 207 53.3 46.8-59.7
Some College 622 380 59.8 54.9-64.6 242 40.2 35.4-45.1
College Graduate 1,264 1,007 80.1 77.3-82.7 257 19.9 17.3-22.7
SCHOOL
Public 1,587 1,009 65.0 62.0-67.8 578 35.0 32.2-38.0
Private/Home 224 170 76.3 68.7-82.5 54 23.7 17.5-31.3
GRADE
Not In School 622 482 77.0 72.7-80.8 140 23.0 19.2-27.3
K-5th 804 562 70.2 66.2-74.0 242 29.8 26.0-33.8
6th-8th 397 252 67.0 61.1-72.5 145 33.0 27.5-38.9
9th-12th* 617 369 58.9 53.9-63.7 248 41.1 36.3-46.1
HEALTH INSURANCE
State Health Plan 112 89 82.5 72.4-89.5 23 17.5 10.5-27.6
Private 1,402 1,029 75.0 72.1-77.7 373 25.0 22.3-27.9
Health Choice 99 49 52.0 40.0-63.8 50 48.0 36.2-60.0
Medicaid 467 244 53.4 47.8-58.9 223 46.6 41.1-52.2
Other 218 155 71.1 63.0-78.0 63 28.9 22.0-37.0
No health insurance 133 94 80.7 73.0-86.6 39 19.3 13.4-27.0
CHILDREN WITH SHCN**
Yes 226 136 64.4 56.4-71.6 90 35.6 28.4-43.6
No 2,194 1,516 69.8 67.4-72.1 678 30.2 27.9-32.6

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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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