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2011 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Breast Feeding

When you gave birth to (CHILD), did you receive any help or encouragement for breastfeeding your new baby while you were in the hospital?1

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  Total
Respond2
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 978 780 80.6 76.3-84.3 198 19.4 15.7-23.7
GENDER
Male 486 395 82.1 76.0-87.0 91 17.9 13.0-24.0
Female 490 383 79.1 72.8-84.3 107 20.9 15.7-27.2
RACE
White 687 564 84.9 80.5-88.5 123 15.1 11.5-19.5
African American 148 113 80.5 70.0-88.0 35 19.5 12.0-30.0
Other Minorities 139 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Yes 116 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 858 702 83.2 79.0-86.7 156 16.8 13.3-21.0
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 235 202 84.9 75.6-91.1 33 15.1 8.9-24.4
5 through 10 262 216 83.6 75.6-89.4 46 16.4 10.6-24.4
11 through 13 195 147 79.2 70.4-85.9 48 20.8 14.1-29.6
14 through 17 285 214 71.3 61.2-79.7 71 28.7 20.3-38.8
PARENT EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 180 126 75.4 64.9-83.5 54 24.6 16.5-35.1
Some College 207 155 77.9 68.8-85.0 52 22.1 15.0-31.2
College Graduate 590 498 85.1 79.5-89.3 92 14.9 10.7-20.5
SCHOOL
Public School 646 499 79.3 73.9-83.7 147 20.7 16.3-26.1
Private/Home 117 *** *** *** *** *** ***
GRADE
Not In School 253 217 83.9 74.8-90.2 36 16.1 9.8-25.2
K-5th 263 215 84.8 77.3-90.1 48 15.2 9.9-22.7
6th-8th 190 143 75.4 65.4-83.2 47 24.6 16.8-34.6
9th-12th3 271 205 73.5 63.2-81.8 66 26.5 18.2-36.8
HEALTH INSURANCE4
Private 570 480 82.9 77.1-87.5 90 17.1 12.5-22.9
Public 268 197 79.7 72.1-85.6 71 20.3 14.4-27.9
Other 107 84 85.4 73.1-92.7 23 14.6 7.3-26.9
No health insurance 27 *** *** *** *** *** ***
SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS
Yes 172 137 82.3 72.7-89.1 35 17.7 10.9-27.3
No 796 635 79.9 75.0-84.1 161 20.1 15.9-25.0

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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 only of biological mother

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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