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2009 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 1,435 730 51.5 48.1-54.9 705 48.5 45.1-51.9
GENDER
Male 786 388 51.0 46.4-55.5 398 49.0 44.5-53.6
Female 649 342 52.2 47.0-57.2 307 47.8 42.8-53.0
RACE
White 1,129 603 55.2 51.3-59.1 526 44.8 40.9-48.7
African American 140 54 43.0 33.2-53.3 86 57.0 46.7-66.8
Other Minorities 163 71 41.6 32.8-51.1 92 58.4 48.9-67.2
HISPANIC
Yes 125 41 36.4 26.9-47.0 84 63.6 53.0-73.1
No 1,309 689 54.1 50.5-57.6 620 45.9 42.4-49.5
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 385 183 50.3 43.9-56.8 202 49.7 43.2-56.1
5 through 10 446 216 50.6 44.6-56.5 230 49.4 43.5-55.4
11 through 13 255 141 56.9 48.7-64.6 114 43.1 35.4-51.3
14 through 17 349 190 50.7 43.6-57.8 159 49.3 42.2-56.4
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 56 19 35.7 22.1-52.1 37 64.3 47.9-77.9
H.S. 150 73 48.1 37.8-58.5 77 51.9 41.5-62.2
Some College 312 162 50.9 43.3-58.4 150 49.1 41.6-56.7
College Graduate 917 476 54.0 49.8-58.1 441 46.0 41.9-50.2
SCHOOL
Public 904 461 50.3 45.9-54.6 443 49.7 45.4-54.1
Private/Home 172 94 56.4 47.1-65.3 78 43.6 34.7-52.9
GRADE
Not In School 359 175 51.9 45.2-58.5 184 48.1 41.5-54.8
K-5th 499 239 50.1 44.5-55.8 260 49.9 44.2-55.5
6th-8th 265 152 56.9 48.9-64.6 113 43.1 35.4-51.1
9th-12th* 312 164 49.1 41.7-56.6 148 50.9 43.4-58.3
HEALTH INSURANCE
State Health Plan 78 29 33.0 21.5-46.9 49 67.0 53.1-78.5
Private 904 481 54.3 50.0-58.5 423 45.7 41.5-50.0
Health Choice 65 31 38.2 25.2-53.1 34 61.8 46.9-74.8
Medicaid 191 86 47.4 38.4-56.6 105 52.6 43.4-61.6
Other 122 63 55.0 43.3-66.2 59 45.0 33.8-56.7
No health insurance 62 35 54.5 38.4-69.8 27 45.5 30.2-61.6
CHILDREN WITH SHCN**
Yes 120 56 44.9 33.9-56.4 64 55.1 43.6-66.1
No 1,301 667 52.1 48.5-55.6 634 47.9 44.4-51.5

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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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