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2009 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 1,409 269 17.8 15.3-20.5 290 18.1 15.7-20.7 293 22.2 19.5-25.3 363 27.8 24.8-31.1 194 14.1 11.9-16.6
GENDER
Male 768 139 16.2 13.2-19.7 153 19.4 16.0-23.4 168 21.5 17.9-25.5 204 28.9 24.8-33.3 104 14.0 11.1-17.5
Female 641 130 19.6 15.8-24.1 137 16.5 13.3-20.2 125 23.1 19.0-27.8 159 26.6 22.1-31.6 90 14.2 11.0-18.2
RACE
White 1,107 212 18.1 15.3-21.3 219 15.9 13.5-18.7 220 21.0 18.0-24.4 290 28.4 24.9-32.2 166 16.6 13.8-19.8
African American 137 34 21.1 14.2-30.1 36 25.4 17.8-35.0 33 32.5 23.3-43.1 25 16.7 10.3-25.8 9 4.4 1.9- 9.6
Other Minorities 162 23 13.5 8.6-20.7 34 20.2 13.6-29.0 39 18.3 12.8-25.3 47 36.0 27.2-45.7 19 12.0 7.1-19.5
HISPANIC
Yes 125 21 13.5 8.3-21.1 30 22.3 14.8-32.2 23 15.6 10.1-23.2 33 33.8 24.4-44.6 18 14.9 8.7-24.2
No 1,283 248 18.5 15.9-21.5 260 17.3 14.9-20.1 270 23.4 20.4-26.7 329 26.8 23.7-30.2 176 14.0 11.7-16.6
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 383 86 20.2 15.5-25.8 70 17.6 13.2-23.1 79 18.9 14.4-24.3 104 31.0 25.2-37.5 44 12.3 8.6-17.3
5 through 10 440 84 16.0 12.2-20.7 80 15.6 12.0-19.9 81 19.6 15.2-24.9 119 32.1 26.5-38.4 76 16.7 12.8-21.5
11 through 13 249 35 14.4 9.6-21.2 66 25.8 18.9-34.1 55 23.0 16.8-30.6 61 21.5 16.0-28.2 32 15.3 9.8-23.0
14 through 17 337 64 19.7 14.5-26.2 74 17.0 12.8-22.2 78 31.0 24.4-38.4 79 20.8 15.8-27.0 42 11.6 7.8-16.8
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 56 11 18.0 9.2-32.3 19 29.8 17.6-45.7 10 15.7 7.9-28.9 13 29.1 16.6-45.7 3 7.4 2.1-23.2
H.S. 145 42 30.6 21.4-41.6 41 26.0 17.7-36.5 25 15.9 9.9-24.7 28 20.3 12.9-30.5 9 7.2 3.4-14.4
Some College 307 79 24.6 18.7-31.5 78 20.5 15.4-26.7 63 25.8 19.5-33.3 55 18.3 13.0-25.3 32 10.8 6.8-16.7
College Graduate 901 137 13.2 10.7-16.2 152 14.6 12.1-17.6 195 22.9 19.4-26.7 267 32.2 28.2-36.4 150 17.1 14.2-20.6
SCHOOL
Public 883 176 18.6 15.5-22.2 196 19.0 16.0-22.6 186 24.3 20.6-28.4 212 25.2 21.4-29.4 113 12.9 10.2-16.1
Private/Home 169 11 6.7 3.4-12.8 32 16.6 11.0-24.3 29 18.2 12.1-26.4 54 31.4 23.5-40.6 43 27.1 19.4-36.5
GRADE
Not In School 357 82 21.0 16.1-26.9 62 16.7 12.3-22.3 78 19.9 15.2-25.5 97 31.6 25.6-38.4 38 10.8 7.3-15.7
K-5th 493 92 15.5 12.0-19.8 98 17.7 14.0-22.2 89 19.3 15.1-24.2 130 30.5 25.2-36.4 84 17.0 13.2-21.5
6th-8th 261 43 18.4 12.6-26.0 64 21.6 15.5-29.2 56 22.6 16.5-30.1 63 21.6 16.1-28.3 35 15.8 10.4-23.3
9th-12th* 298 52 16.8 11.9-23.2 66 17.9 13.3-23.6 70 31.8 24.8-39.8 73 21.7 16.3-28.4 37 11.8 7.7-17.6
HEALTH INSURANCE
State Health Plan 76 15 20.8 11.8-34.1 16 22.9 13.3-36.5 15 15.7 8.8-26.4 16 18.9 9.3-34.7 14 21.7 12.0-36.2
Private 887 161 17.0 14.0-20.4 165 15.6 12.9-18.7 190 24.5 20.8-28.5 244 28.7 24.9-32.9 127 14.2 11.5-17.5
Health Choice 64 11 21.5 9.8-40.8 20 22.9 13.6-36.1 13 23.2 12.5-38.8 11 21.0 10.4-37.8 9 11.5 5.2-23.4
Medicaid 191 45 21.3 15.0-29.3 50 24.5 17.5-33.3 29 15.1 9.8-22.5 44 26.2 18.7-35.5 23 12.8 8.0-20.1
Other 120 22 11.0 6.6-17.6 21 16.5 9.6-26.9 35 25.4 16.8-36.4 31 36.5 25.2-49.4 11 10.7 5.1-21.2
No health insurance 60 11 17.2 7.9-33.5 13 16.7 8.0-31.5 10 22.8 11.2-40.7 16 22.7 12.5-37.6 10 20.7 9.9-38.2
CHILDREN WITH SHCN**
Yes 118 28 25.4 16.5-36.9 35 30.0 20.6-41.4 21 16.6 9.9-26.6 29 25.9 16.7-37.8 5 2.1 0.8- 5.3
No 1,277 237 16.7 14.3-19.5 253 17.1 14.6-19.8 267 22.6 19.7-25.9 332 28.1 24.9-31.6 188 15.4 13.0-18.2

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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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