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2008 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Breast Feeding

Did his/her doctors or health providers give you any help or encouragement for breastfeeding?***

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,001 1,429 71.0 68.5-73.5 572 29.0 26.5-31.5
GENDER
Male 1,010 716 70.9 67.2-74.2 294 29.1 25.8-32.8
Female 991 713 71.2 67.6-74.6 278 28.8 25.4-32.4
RACE
White 1,358 985 71.7 68.6-74.7 373 28.3 25.3-31.4
African American 282 186 68.1 61.5-74.0 96 31.9 26.0-38.5
Other Minorities 360 257 72.1 66.0-77.5 103 27.9 22.5-34.0
HISPANIC
Yes 225 158 70.6 62.9-77.3 67 29.4 22.7-37.1
No 1,772 1,268 71.1 68.4-73.7 504 28.9 26.3-31.6
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 547 435 77.7 73.0-81.8 112 22.3 18.2-27.0
5 through 10 608 446 72.5 67.9-76.6 162 27.5 23.4-32.1
11 through 13 314 204 61.7 54.6-68.3 110 38.3 31.7-45.4
14 through 17 532 344 66.1 60.9-70.9 188 33.9 29.1-39.1
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 140 84 56.6 46.5-66.3 56 43.4 33.7-53.5
H.S. 318 205 67.0 60.3-73.1 113 33.0 26.9-39.7
Some College 551 378 67.4 62.2-72.2 173 32.6 27.8-37.8
College Graduate 988 760 76.8 73.4-79.9 228 23.2 20.1-26.6
SCHOOL
Public 1,290 880 68.7 65.4-71.7 410 31.3 28.3-34.6
Private/Home 177 125 66.4 57.0-74.7 52 33.6 25.3-43.0
GRADE
Not In School 529 420 77.2 72.4-81.5 109 22.8 18.5-27.6
K-5th 667 488 72.3 67.9-76.3 179 27.7 23.7-32.1
6th-8th 309 200 62.5 55.3-69.1 109 37.5 30.9-44.7
9th-12th* 495 320 66.1 60.7-71.0 175 33.9 29.0-39.3
HEALTH INSURANCE
State Health Plan 87 63 78.6 67.4-86.7 24 21.4 13.3-32.6
Private 1,114 833 74.2 70.8-77.2 281 25.8 22.8-29.2
Health Choice 91 57 65.9 53.3-76.6 34 34.1 23.4-46.7
Medicaid 403 279 67.9 62.1-73.3 124 32.1 26.7-37.9
Other 188 131 72.2 63.7-79.4 57 27.8 20.6-36.3
No health insurance 110 61 52.0 40.3-63.4 49 48.0 36.6-59.7
CHILDREN WITH SHCN**
Yes 197 134 68.1 59.5-75.6 63 31.9 24.4-40.5
No 1,786 1,285 71.5 68.8-74.1 501 28.5 25.9-31.2

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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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