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2012 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 981 689 69.6 64.9-73.9 292 30.4 26.1-35.1
GENDER
Male 508 341 67.4 60.6-73.5 167 32.6 26.5-39.4
Female 473 348 71.9 65.2-77.8 125 28.1 22.2-34.8
RACE
White 641 476 74.8 69.6-79.4 165 25.2 20.6-30.4
African American 174 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other Minorities 162 114 77.9 66.6-86.1 48 22.1 13.9-33.4
HISPANIC
Yes 106 82 83.6 73.3-90.4 24 16.4 9.6-26.7
No 874 606 68.5 63.5-73.1 268 31.5 26.9-36.5
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 241 193 83.5 76.4-88.7 48 16.5 11.3-23.6
5 through 10 294 214 66.1 57.5-73.7 80 33.9 26.3-42.5
11 through 13 161 *** *** *** *** *** ***
14 through 17 285 170 55.6 46.1-64.6 115 44.4 35.4-53.9
PARENT EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 199 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some College 236 146 68.8 60.1-76.3 90 31.2 23.7-39.9
College Graduate 544 431 79.9 74.3-84.5 113 20.1 15.5-25.7
SCHOOL
Public School 654 429 63.1 57.1-68.8 225 36.9 31.2-42.9
Private/Home 119 *** *** *** *** *** ***
GRADE
Not In School 257 203 81.6 74.4-87.2 54 18.4 12.8-25.6
K-5th 297 215 65.7 57.0-73.5 82 34.3 26.5-43.0
6th-8th 161 *** *** *** *** *** ***
9th-12th3 266 159 57.0 47.3-66.2 107 43.0 33.8-52.7
HEALTH INSURANCE4
Private 549 406 73.7 67.7-79.0 143 26.3 21.0-32.3
Public 309 194 64.0 55.8-71.5 115 36.0 28.5-44.2
Other 74 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No health insurance 35 *** *** *** *** *** ***
SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS
Yes 212 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 762 560 72.3 67.1-77.0 202 27.7 23.0-32.9

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology, results from 2011 and 2012 are NOT comparable to results from 2010 and earlier.

***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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