CY2015 NORTH CAROLINA RESIDENT BIRTHS BY COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND BREASTFEEDING INITIATION STATUS

  TOTAL INFANT BEING BREASTFED AT DISCHARGE
No Unk Yes
# % # % # % # %
TOTAL 120,826 100.0 23,661 19.6 462 0.4 96,703 80.0
COUNTY OF RESIDENCE: 1,783 1.5 329 18.5 1 0.1 1,453 81.5
ALAMANCE
ALEXANDER 343 0.3 83 24.2 0 0.0 260 75.8
ALLEGHANY 104 0.1 14 13.5 0 0.0 90 86.5
ANSON 230 0.2 101 43.9 2 0.9 127 55.2
ASHE 214 0.2 60 28.0 0 0.0 154 72.0
AVERY 147 0.1 23 15.6 1 0.7 123 83.7
BEAUFORT 486 0.4 136 28.0 3 0.6 347 71.4
BERTIE 169 0.1 88 52.1 1 0.6 80 47.3
BLADEN 351 0.3 132 37.6 0 0.0 219 62.4
BRUNSWICK 1,044 0.9 219 21.0 25 2.4 800 76.6
BUNCOMBE 2,625 2.2 251 9.6 3 0.1 2,371 90.3
BURKE 901 0.7 301 33.4 1 0.1 599 66.5
CABARRUS 2,458 2.0 421 17.1 3 0.1 2,034 82.8
CALDWELL 800 0.7 222 27.8 1 0.1 577 72.1
CAMDEN 90 0.1 31 34.4 1 1.1 58 64.4
CARTERET 612 0.5 117 19.1 0 0.0 495 80.9
CASWELL 191 0.2 45 23.6 0 0.0 146 76.4
CATAWBA 1,754 1.5 403 23.0 3 0.2 1,348 76.9
CHATHAM 665 0.6 58 8.7 0 0.0 607 91.3
CHEROKEE 222 0.2 56 25.2 2 0.9 164 73.9
CHOWAN 166 0.1 67 40.4 0 0.0 99 59.6
CLAY 83 0.1 10 12.0 4 4.8 69 83.1
CLEVELAND 1,084 0.9 415 38.3 14 1.3 655 60.4
COLUMBUS 600 0.5 224 37.3 107 17.8 269 44.8
CRAVEN 1,454 1.2 317 21.8 2 0.1 1,135 78.1
CUMBERLAND 5,413 4.5 1,086 20.1 11 0.2 4,316 79.7
CURRITUCK 260 0.2 66 25.4 3 1.2 191 73.5
DARE 348 0.3 47 13.5 7 2.0 294 84.5
DAVIDSON 1,749 1.4 405 23.2 3 0.2 1,341 76.7
DAVIE 388 0.3 55 14.2 1 0.3 332 85.6
DUPLIN 748 0.6 242 32.4 0 0.0 506 67.6
DURHAM 4,231 3.5 526 12.4 1 0.0 3,704 87.5
EDGECOMBE 638 0.5 331 51.9 1 0.2 306 48.0
FORSYTH 4,340 3.6 542 12.5 5 0.1 3,793 87.4
FRANKLIN 725 0.6 139 19.2 1 0.1 585 80.7
GASTON 2,525 2.1 726 28.8 8 0.3 1,791 70.9
GATES 109 0.1 38 34.9 3 2.8 68 62.4
GRAHAM 77 0.1 24 31.2 0 0.0 53 68.8
GRANVILLE 581 0.5 167 28.7 0 0.0 414 71.3
GREENE 203 0.2 55 27.1 0 0.0 148 72.9
GUILFORD 6,095 5.0 751 12.3 4 0.1 5,340 87.6
HALIFAX 574 0.5 326 56.8 2 0.3 246 42.9
HARNETT 1,800 1.5 376 20.9 1 0.1 1,423 79.1
HAYWOOD 597 0.5 122 20.4 1 0.2 474 79.4
HENDERSON 1,069 0.9 104 9.7 10 0.9 955 89.3
HERTFORD 239 0.2 113 47.3 2 0.8 124 51.9
HOKE 956 0.8 202 21.1 0 0.0 754 78.9
HYDE 49 0.0 12 24.5 0 0.0 37 75.5
IREDELL 1,935 1.6 458 23.7 7 0.4 1,470 76.0
JACKSON 400 0.3 100 25.0 2 0.5 298 74.5
JOHNSTON 2,267 1.9 407 18.0 2 0.1 1,858 82.0
JONES 90 0.1 23 25.6 0 0.0 67 74.4
LEE 726 0.6 128 17.6 0 0.0 598 82.4
LENOIR 633 0.5 247 39.0 0 0.0 386 61.0
LINCOLN 791 0.7 161 20.4 1 0.1 629 79.5
MCDOWELL 489 0.4 105 21.5 0 0.0 384 78.5
MACON 365 0.3 81 22.2 1 0.3 283 77.5
MADISON 234 0.2 51 21.8 1 0.4 182 77.8
MARTIN 266 0.2 106 39.8 0 0.0 160 60.2
MECKLENBURG 14,851 12.3 2,170 14.6 67 0.5 12,614 84.9
MITCHELL 151 0.1 36 23.8 0 0.0 115 76.2
MONTGOMERY 316 0.3 98 31.0 0 0.0 218 69.0
MOORE 1,058 0.9 195 18.4 1 0.1 862 81.5
NASH 1,051 0.9 352 33.5 1 0.1 698 66.4
NEW HANOVER 2,311 1.9 277 12.0 5 0.2 2,029 87.8
NORTHAMPTON 177 0.1 89 50.3 2 1.1 86 48.6
ONSLOW 4,173 3.5 646 15.5 10 0.2 3,517 84.3
ORANGE 1,207 1.0 61 5.1 3 0.2 1,143 94.7
PAMLICO 84 0.1 16 19.0 1 1.2 67 79.8
PASQUOTANK 493 0.4 237 48.1 8 1.6 248 50.3
PENDER 615 0.5 106 17.2 0 0.0 509 82.8
PERQUIMANS 112 0.1 33 29.5 2 1.8 77 68.8
PERSON 403 0.3 100 24.8 1 0.2 302 74.9
PITT 2,163 1.8 549 25.4 1 0.0 1,613 74.6
POLK 140 0.1 25 17.9 24 17.1 91 65.0
RANDOLPH 1,558 1.3 278 17.8 2 0.1 1,278 82.0
RICHMOND 557 0.5 219 39.3 3 0.5 335 60.1
ROBESON 1,771 1.5 819 46.2 25 1.4 927 52.3
ROCKINGHAM 905 0.7 207 22.9 3 0.3 695 76.8
ROWAN 1,603 1.3 397 24.8 2 0.1 1,204 75.1
RUTHERFORD 681 0.6 209 30.7 22 3.2 450 66.1
SAMPSON 832 0.7 319 38.3 0 0.0 513 61.7
SCOTLAND 443 0.4 251 56.7 2 0.5 190 42.9
STANLY 678 0.6 192 28.3 2 0.3 484 71.4
STOKES 411 0.3 83 20.2 0 0.0 328 79.8
SURRY 750 0.6 255 34.0 0 0.0 495 66.0
SWAIN 219 0.2 49 22.4 0 0.0 170 77.6
TRANSYLVANIA 274 0.2 25 9.1 1 0.4 248 90.5
TYRRELL 39 0.0 12 30.8 0 0.0 27 69.2
UNION 2,359 2.0 533 22.6 10 0.4 1,816 77.0
VANCE 540 0.4 253 46.9 0 0.0 287 53.1
WAKE 12,867 10.6 931 7.2 10 0.1 11,926 92.7
WARREN 186 0.2 76 40.9 0 0.0 110 59.1
WASHINGTON 119 0.1 58 48.7 0 0.0 61 51.3
WATAUGA 355 0.3 28 7.9 1 0.3 326 91.8
WAYNE 1,630 1.3 443 27.2 1 0.1 1,186 72.8
WILKES 719 0.6 167 23.2 0 0.0 552 76.8
WILSON 971 0.8 327 33.7 0 0.0 644 66.3
YADKIN 386 0.3 57 14.8 0 0.0 329 85.2
YANCEY 182 0.2 38 20.9 0 0.0 144 79.1

Prepared by NC DHHS/Division of Public Health/State Center for Health Statistics 03MAY17