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2013-2014 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Breastfeeding

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 945 714 77.4 73.4-81.0 231 22.6 19.0-26.6
GENDER
Male 478 357 77.7 72.2-82.3 121 22.3 17.7-27.8
Female 462 353 77.0 70.7-82.3 109 23.0 17.7-29.3
RACE
White 610 487 81.5 76.9-85.4 123 18.5 14.6-23.1
African American 166 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other Minorities 161 130 84.4 75.1-90.6 31 15.6 9.4-24.9
HISPANIC
Yes 161 139 87.9 80.3-92.8 22 12.1 7.2-19.7
No 783 574 75.3 70.6-79.4 209 24.7 20.6-29.4
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 211 173 81.9 73.3-88.2 38 18.1 11.8-26.7
5 through 10 278 227 84.9 78.6-89.5 51 15.1 10.5-21.4
11 through 13 166 123 73.5 62.3-82.3 43 26.5 17.7-37.7
14 through 17 290 191 65.3 56.7-73.1 99 34.7 26.9-43.3
PARENT EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 227 156 74.3 65.9-81.2 71 25.7 18.8-34.1
Some College 236 151 70.2 61.4-77.8 85 29.8 22.2-38.6
College Graduate 482 407 84.9 80.0-88.7 75 15.1 11.3-20.0
SCHOOL
Public School 645 455 72.4 67.2-77.1 190 27.6 22.9-32.8
Private/Home 114 104 91.4 82.7-95.9 *** *** ***
GRADE
Not In School 237 197 83.8 76.1-89.4 40 16.2 10.6-23.9
K-5th 268 215 81.7 74.9-87.0 53 18.3 13.0-25.1
6th-8th 175 129 74.7 64.1-83.1 46 25.3 16.9-35.9
9th-12th3 265 173 64.7 55.5-73.0 92 35.3 27.0-44.5
HEALTH INSURANCE4
Private 514 407 82.3 77.5-86.2 107 17.7 13.8-22.5
Public 332 227 71.4 64.1-77.7 105 28.6 22.3-35.9
Other 61 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No health insurance 30 *** *** *** *** *** ***
SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS
Yes 172 119 69.5 59.0-78.3 53 30.5 21.7-41.0
No 767 590 79.1 74.7-82.9 177 20.9 17.1-25.3

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology, results from 2011, 2012 and 2013-2014 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 Services or other type not otherwise listed.

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