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2011 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Breast Feeding

Was (CHILD) breastfed for any length of time?1

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  Total
Respond2
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,200 898 72.8 68.4-76.9 302 27.2 23.1-31.6
GENDER
Male 610 455 72.8 66.4-78.4 155 27.2 21.6-33.6
Female 586 441 73.0 66.5-78.6 145 27.0 21.4-33.5
RACE
White 854 666 78.0 72.7-82.5 188 22.0 17.5-27.3
African American 169 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other Minorities 171 129 76.6 65.0-85.3 *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Yes 137 117 88.6 76.7-94.8 20 11.4 5.2-23.3
No 1,058 778 70.6 65.7-75.1 280 29.4 24.9-34.3
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 282 235 80.8 72.3-87.1 47 19.2 12.9-27.7
5 through 10 333 253 73.0 64.6-80.0 80 27.0 20.0-35.4
11 through 13 235 *** *** *** *** *** ***
14 through 17 348 242 68.3 59.0-76.3 106 31.7 23.7-41.0
PARENT EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 221 135 64.0 53.5-73.3 86 36.0 26.7-46.5
Some College 237 137 55.7 45.8-65.1 100 44.3 34.9-54.2
College Graduate 741 625 86.5 81.9-90.1 116 13.5 9.9-18.1
SCHOOL
Public School 799 571 69.2 63.5-74.4 228 30.8 25.6-36.5
Private/Home 143 *** *** *** *** *** ***
GRADE
Not In School 307 249 79.1 70.9-85.5 58 20.9 14.5-29.1
K-5th 332 255 72.7 64.1-79.9 77 27.3 20.1-35.9
6th-8th 223 *** *** *** *** *** ***
9th-12th3 336 232 68.3 58.8-76.6 104 31.7 23.4-41.2
HEALTH INSURANCE4
Private 709 560 79.4 74.2-83.9 149 20.6 16.1-25.8
Public 313 197 62.1 53.7-69.9 116 37.9 30.1-46.3
Other 136 108 85.2 73.9-92.1 28 14.8 7.9-26.1
No health insurance 34 *** *** *** *** *** ***
SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS
Yes 204 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 986 757 75.5 70.9-79.7 229 24.5 20.3-29.1

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology, results from 2011 are NOT comparable to previous years.

*** This estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards; see N.C. CHAMP Technical Notes for more details

1Asked of biological parents for children of all ages.

2Use 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.

39th-12th grade includes those in college or other post high school education.

4Health 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.

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