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2010 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 1,716 1,280 75.7 73.1-78.1 436 24.3 21.9-26.9
GENDER
Male 856 639 76.8 73.1-80.1 217 23.2 19.9-26.9
Female 858 640 74.6 70.8-78.1 218 25.4 21.9-29.2
RACE
White 1,254 954 77.2 74.2-79.9 300 22.8 20.1-25.8
African American 276 194 70.8 63.9-76.8 82 29.2 23.2-36.1
Other Minorities 183 130 75.8 67.8-82.4 53 24.2 17.6-32.2
HISPANIC
Yes 141 98 74.4 65.0-82.0 43 25.6 18.0-35.0
No 1,574 1,182 75.8 73.1-78.3 392 24.2 21.7-26.9
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 442 372 82.9 77.9-86.9 70 17.1 13.1-22.1
5 through 10 470 365 77.9 73.0-82.0 105 22.1 18.0-27.0
11 through 13 322 230 70.3 63.6-76.2 92 29.7 23.8-36.4
14 through 17 481 313 67.2 61.7-72.2 168 32.8 27.8-38.3
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 84 53 66.6 53.7-77.4 31 33.4 22.6-46.3
H.S. 253 162 66.2 58.6-73.0 91 33.8 27.0-41.4
Some College 388 275 70.8 64.6-76.3 113 29.2 23.7-35.4
College Graduate 990 789 80.8 77.7-83.6 201 19.2 16.4-22.3
SCHOOL
Public School 1,132 801 71.9 68.6-75.1 331 28.1 24.9-31.4
Private/Home 185 138 75.4 66.9-82.3 47 24.6 17.7-33.1
GRADE
Not In School 462 389 82.9 78.0-86.8 73 17.1 13.2-22.0
K-5th 485 370 76.6 71.7-80.8 115 23.4 19.2-28.3
6th-8th 313 223 70.3 63.5-76.3 90 29.7 23.7-36.5
9th-12th* 454 296 67.7 62.1-72.8 158 32.3 27.2-37.9
HEALTH INSURANCE**
Private 1,032 795 78.5 75.3-81.4 237 21.5 18.6-24.7
Public 431 297 68.7 63.0-73.9 134 31.3 26.1-37.0
Other 140 112 83.7 75.4-89.7 28 16.3 10.3-24.6
No health insurance 99 66 72.0 60.6-81.1 33 28.0 18.9-39.4
SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS
Yes 333 237 73.4 67.1-78.9 96 26.6 21.1-32.9
No 1,355 1,024 76.4 73.5-79.1 331 23.6 20.9-26.5

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***Asked of biological parents for children of all ages.

*9th-12th grade includes those in college or other post high school education.

**Health Insurance categories: PRIVATE = State Employee Health Plan, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of NC, or other private health insurance plan purchased from an employer or directly from insurance company.
PUBLIC = Medicaid, Carolina ACCESS, Health Check, or NC Health Choice. OTHER = the military, CHAMPUS, TRI CARE, Indian Health Servcies or other type not otherwise listed.

^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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