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2012 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 744 612 80.5 76.0-84.3 132 19.5 15.7-24.0
GENDER
Male 367 298 79.9 73.2-85.2 69 20.1 14.8-26.8
Female 377 314 81.0 74.6-86.1 63 19.0 13.9-25.4
RACE
White 477 395 80.1 74.5-84.7 82 19.9 15.3-25.5
African American 148 122 84.2 75.6-90.2 26 15.8 9.8-24.4
Other Minorities 117 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Yes 73 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 670 559 81.6 77.0-85.5 111 18.4 14.5-23.0
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 187 167 85.7 76.4-91.8 20 14.3 8.2-23.6
5 through 10 229 186 79.5 71.5-85.7 43 20.5 14.3-28.5
11 through 13 110 *** *** *** *** *** ***
14 through 17 218 168 74.3 64.3-82.2 50 25.7 17.8-35.7
PARENT EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 161 116 77.6 68.1-84.9 45 22.4 15.1-31.9
Some College 177 141 78.3 69.4-85.1 36 21.7 14.9-30.6
College Graduate 404 353 83.6 76.6-88.8 51 16.4 11.2-23.4
SCHOOL
Public School 498 392 77.2 71.5-82.1 106 22.8 17.9-28.5
Private/Home 87 80 90.8 78.4-96.4 *** *** ***
GRADE
Not In School 200 179 86.1 77.2-91.8 21 13.9 8.2-22.8
K-5th 229 185 79.1 71.0-85.4 44 20.9 14.6-29.0
6th-8th 112 *** *** *** *** *** ***
9th-12th3 203 157 73.2 62.6-81.7 46 26.8 18.3-37.4
HEALTH INSURANCE4
Private 406 349 85.7 80.3-89.8 57 14.3 10.2-19.7
Public 258 204 78.5 71.2-84.3 54 21.5 15.7-28.8
Other 55 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No health insurance 20 *** *** *** *** *** ***
SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS
Yes 174 141 79.8 70.6-86.7 33 20.2 13.3-29.4
No 565 468 81.3 76.1-85.6 97 18.7 14.4-23.9

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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 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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