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2009 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 1,992 1,439 72.6 69.9-75.2 553 27.4 24.8-30.1
GENDER
Male 1,073 754 70.3 66.5-73.9 319 29.7 26.1-33.5
Female 919 685 75.2 71.3-78.8 234 24.8 21.2-28.7
RACE
White 1,521 1,112 72.9 69.7-75.9 409 27.1 24.1-30.3
African American 250 177 73.5 66.4-79.7 73 26.5 20.3-33.6
Other Minorities 219 148 69.5 61.4-76.6 71 30.5 23.4-38.6
HISPANIC
Yes 158 120 75.2 66.3-82.3 38 24.8 17.7-33.7
No 1,833 1,318 72.2 69.3-74.9 515 27.8 25.1-30.7
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 510 395 75.3 70.1-79.9 115 24.7 20.1-29.9
5 through 10 597 439 70.9 65.7-75.7 158 29.1 24.3-34.3
11 through 13 346 256 75.8 69.5-81.2 90 24.2 18.8-30.5
14 through 17 539 349 69.2 63.7-74.2 190 30.8 25.8-36.3
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 87 63 66.0 52.2-77.6 24 34.0 22.4-47.8
H.S. 328 206 67.5 60.3-73.9 122 32.5 26.1-39.7
Some College 487 340 70.8 65.0-76.0 147 29.2 24.0-35.0
College Graduate 1,088 829 75.9 72.3-79.1 259 24.1 20.9-27.7
SCHOOL
Public 1,321 920 70.9 67.4-74.2 401 29.1 25.8-32.6
Private/Home 194 152 78.5 70.0-85.1 42 21.5 14.9-30.0
GRADE
Not In School 477 367 74.2 68.6-79.0 110 25.8 21.0-31.4
K-5th 669 495 72.0 67.1-76.4 174 28.0 23.6-32.9
6th-8th 366 269 77.7 71.8-82.6 97 22.3 17.4-28.2
9th-12th* 479 308 68.0 62.2-73.4 171 32.0 26.6-37.8
HEALTH INSURANCE
State Health Plan 96 67 70.2 57.6-80.4 29 29.8 19.6-42.4
Private 1,161 871 75.4 71.9-78.6 290 24.6 21.4-28.1
Health Choice 111 77 75.6 64.8-83.9 34 24.4 16.1-35.2
Medicaid 337 228 67.6 60.8-73.8 109 32.4 26.2-39.2
Other 167 114 70.2 60.3-78.6 53 29.8 21.4-39.7
No health insurance 102 70 66.7 53.0-78.1 32 33.3 21.9-47.0
CHILDREN WITH SHCN**
Yes 191 130 68.6 59.1-76.8 61 31.4 23.2-40.9
No 1,777 1,293 73.1 70.2-75.8 484 26.9 24.2-29.8

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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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