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2008 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Breast Feeding

During the time (CHILD) was breastfed, was he/she fed breast milk ONLY
or was (CHILD) sometimes fed formula?***

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  Total
Respond.#
Breast milk only Sometimes fed formula
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,657 858 51.0 48.0-54.0 799 49.0 46.0-52.0
GENDER
Male 853 442 52.3 48.1-56.5 411 47.7 43.5-51.9
Female 804 416 49.6 45.3-54.0 388 50.4 46.0-54.7
RACE
White 1,191 657 54.1 50.6-57.7 534 45.9 42.3-49.4
African American 152 64 43.9 35.1-53.2 88 56.1 46.8-64.9
Other Minorities 313 137 46.2 39.5-53.1 176 53.8 46.9-60.5
HISPANIC
Yes 202 83 43.8 35.7-52.3 119 56.2 47.7-64.3
No 1,450 772 52.2 48.9-55.4 678 47.8 44.6-51.1
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 501 240 47.1 41.7-52.6 261 52.9 47.4-58.3
5 through 10 506 253 51.6 46.2-56.8 253 48.4 43.2-53.8
11 through 13 263 136 51.9 44.2-59.5 127 48.1 40.5-55.8
14 through 17 387 229 56.1 49.6-62.3 158 43.9 37.7-50.4
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 107 40 42.2 31.4-53.9 67 57.8 46.1-68.6
H.S. 169 87 46.6 37.2-56.3 82 53.4 43.7-62.8
Some College 378 205 51.3 44.8-57.6 173 48.7 42.4-55.2
College Graduate 1,001 524 52.7 48.8-56.5 477 47.3 43.5-51.2
SCHOOL
Public 1,002 531 52.2 48.2-56.1 471 47.8 43.9-51.8
Private/Home 170 89 51.3 42.0-60.5 81 48.7 39.5-58.0
GRADE
Not In School 481 235 48.6 43.1-54.1 246 51.4 45.9-56.9
K-5th 560 274 49.8 44.7-54.9 286 50.2 45.1-55.3
6th-8th 251 136 53.6 45.7-61.3 115 46.4 38.7-54.3
9th-12th* 365 213 55.7 49.1-62.1 152 44.3 37.9-50.9
HEALTH INSURANCE
State Health Plan 87 44 52.7 39.2-65.8 43 47.3 34.2-60.8
Private 1,025 525 51.4 47.5-55.2 500 48.6 44.8-52.5
Health Choice 49 32 59.5 41.3-75.3 17 40.5 24.7-58.7
Medicaid 243 111 43.5 36.0-51.2 132 56.5 48.8-64.0
Other 155 90 56.6 46.6-66.1 65 43.4 33.9-53.4
No health insurance 93 51 54.0 41.6-66.0 42 46.0 34.0-58.4
CHILDREN WITH SHCN**
Yes 136 65 43.4 33.7-53.6 71 56.6 46.4-66.3
No 1,508 789 51.8 48.6-55.0 719 48.2 45.0-51.4

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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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