CY2016 NORTH CAROLINA RESIDENT BIRTHS BY COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND BREASTFEEDING INITIATION STATUS

  TOTAL INFANT BEING BREASTFED AT DISCHARGE
No Unk Yes
# % # % # % # %
TOTAL 120,765 100.0 21,898 18.1 372 0.3 98,495 81.6
COUNTY OF RESIDENCE: 1,856 1.5 321 17.3 3 0.2 1,532 82.5
ALAMANCE
ALEXANDER 343 0.3 67 19.5 0 0.0 276 80.5
ALLEGHANY 95 0.1 19 20.0 0 0.0 76 80.0
ANSON 266 0.2 106 39.8 1 0.4 159 59.8
ASHE 209 0.2 48 23.0 0 0.0 161 77.0
AVERY 149 0.1 25 16.8 0 0.0 124 83.2
BEAUFORT 431 0.4 111 25.8 4 0.9 316 73.3
BERTIE 190 0.2 87 45.8 0 0.0 103 54.2
BLADEN 333 0.3 113 33.9 0 0.0 220 66.1
BRUNSWICK 978 0.8 198 20.2 19 1.9 761 77.8
BUNCOMBE 2,595 2.1 249 9.6 4 0.2 2,342 90.3
BURKE 900 0.7 240 26.7 1 0.1 659 73.2
CABARRUS 2,477 2.1 387 15.6 1 0.0 2,089 84.3
CALDWELL 822 0.7 222 27.0 0 0.0 600 73.0
CAMDEN 90 0.1 19 21.1 0 0.0 71 78.9
CARTERET 546 0.5 103 18.9 0 0.0 443 81.1
CASWELL 203 0.2 40 19.7 0 0.0 163 80.3
CATAWBA 1,664 1.4 357 21.5 1 0.1 1,306 78.5
CHATHAM 640 0.5 40 6.3 1 0.2 599 93.6
CHEROKEE 257 0.2 73 28.4 4 1.6 180 70.0
CHOWAN 113 0.1 50 44.2 0 0.0 63 55.8
CLAY 101 0.1 18 17.8 0 0.0 83 82.2
CLEVELAND 1,059 0.9 344 32.5 12 1.1 703 66.4
COLUMBUS 593 0.5 171 28.8 91 15.3 331 55.8
CRAVEN 1,439 1.2 277 19.2 2 0.1 1,160 80.6
CUMBERLAND 5,446 4.5 1,022 18.8 12 0.2 4,412 81.0
CURRITUCK 262 0.2 55 21.0 1 0.4 206 78.6
DARE 319 0.3 30 9.4 0 0.0 289 90.6
DAVIDSON 1,771 1.5 560 31.6 1 0.1 1,210 68.3
DAVIE 420 0.3 61 14.5 0 0.0 359 85.5
DUPLIN 706 0.6 186 26.3 0 0.0 520 73.7
DURHAM 4,346 3.6 445 10.2 3 0.1 3,898 89.7
EDGECOMBE 567 0.5 315 55.6 0 0.0 252 44.4
FORSYTH 4,495 3.7 531 11.8 3 0.1 3,961 88.1
FRANKLIN 683 0.6 128 18.7 0 0.0 555 81.3
GASTON 2,524 2.1 685 27.1 9 0.4 1,830 72.5
GATES 111 0.1 28 25.2 1 0.9 82 73.9
GRAHAM 84 0.1 23 27.4 0 0.0 61 72.6
GRANVILLE 570 0.5 139 24.4 0 0.0 431 75.6
GREENE 207 0.2 60 29.0 0 0.0 147 71.0
GUILFORD 6,258 5.2 583 9.3 5 0.1 5,670 90.6
HALIFAX 559 0.5 261 46.7 1 0.2 297 53.1
HARNETT 1,861 1.5 365 19.6 3 0.2 1,493 80.2
HAYWOOD 616 0.5 123 20.0 2 0.3 491 79.7
HENDERSON 1,089 0.9 102 9.4 9 0.8 978 89.8
HERTFORD 223 0.2 96 43.0 1 0.4 126 56.5
HOKE 935 0.8 184 19.7 1 0.1 750 80.2
HYDE 39 0.0 10 25.6 0 0.0 29 74.4
IREDELL 1,924 1.6 427 22.2 3 0.2 1,494 77.7
JACKSON 392 0.3 77 19.6 1 0.3 314 80.1
JOHNSTON 2,336 1.9 808 34.6 1 0.0 1,527 65.4
JONES 83 0.1 25 30.1 0 0.0 58 69.9
LEE 810 0.7 146 18.0 2 0.2 662 81.7
LENOIR 647 0.5 249 38.5 1 0.2 397 61.4
LINCOLN 809 0.7 175 21.6 0 0.0 634 78.4
MCDOWELL 444 0.4 99 22.3 0 0.0 345 77.7
MACON 333 0.3 61 18.3 1 0.3 271 81.4
MADISON 196 0.2 34 17.3 0 0.0 162 82.7
MARTIN 237 0.2 109 46.0 0 0.0 128 54.0
MECKLENBURG 14,876 12.3 1,752 11.8 35 0.2 13,089 88.0
MITCHELL 141 0.1 32 22.7 0 0.0 109 77.3
MONTGOMERY 296 0.2 88 29.7 0 0.0 208 70.3
MOORE 1,132 0.9 169 14.9 1 0.1 962 85.0
NASH 1,016 0.8 355 34.9 1 0.1 660 65.0
NEW HANOVER 2,241 1.9 216 9.6 0 0.0 2,025 90.4
NORTHAMPTON 200 0.2 100 50.0 0 0.0 100 50.0
ONSLOW 3,959 3.3 607 15.3 9 0.2 3,343 84.4
ORANGE 1,166 1.0 56 4.8 0 0.0 1,110 95.2
PAMLICO 98 0.1 27 27.6 0 0.0 71 72.4
PASQUOTANK 479 0.4 190 39.7 0 0.0 289 60.3
PENDER 651 0.5 94 14.4 0 0.0 557 85.6
PERQUIMANS 122 0.1 36 29.5 1 0.8 85 69.7
PERSON 401 0.3 87 21.7 0 0.0 314 78.3
PITT 2,023 1.7 514 25.4 0 0.0 1,509 74.6
POLK 140 0.1 17 12.1 24 17.1 99 70.7
RANDOLPH 1,600 1.3 332 20.8 0 0.0 1,268 79.3
RICHMOND 518 0.4 211 40.7 3 0.6 304 58.7
ROBESON 1,775 1.5 715 40.3 35 2.0 1,025 57.7
ROCKINGHAM 937 0.8 220 23.5 1 0.1 716 76.4
ROWAN 1,650 1.4 363 22.0 0 0.0 1,287 78.0
RUTHERFORD 659 0.5 211 32.0 21 3.2 427 64.8
SAMPSON 831 0.7 274 33.0 1 0.1 556 66.9
SCOTLAND 455 0.4 260 57.1 2 0.4 193 42.4
STANLY 690 0.6 183 26.5 0 0.0 507 73.5
STOKES 380 0.3 64 16.8 0 0.0 316 83.2
SURRY 723 0.6 201 27.8 0 0.0 522 72.2
SWAIN 169 0.1 45 26.6 2 1.2 122 72.2
TRANSYLVANIA 263 0.2 31 11.8 2 0.8 230 87.5
TYRRELL 51 0.0 12 23.5 0 0.0 39 76.5
UNION 2,416 2.0 379 15.7 10 0.4 2,027 83.9
VANCE 530 0.4 240 45.3 0 0.0 290 54.7
WAKE 13,019 10.8 754 5.8 16 0.1 12,249 94.1
WARREN 177 0.1 70 39.5 0 0.0 107 60.5
WASHINGTON 126 0.1 70 55.6 0 0.0 56 44.4
WATAUGA 367 0.3 34 9.3 0 0.0 333 90.7
WAYNE 1,636 1.4 414 25.3 2 0.1 1,220 74.6
WILKES 691 0.6 169 24.5 0 0.0 522 75.5
WILSON 964 0.8 322 33.4 1 0.1 641 66.5
YADKIN 392 0.3 65 16.6 0 0.0 327 83.4
YANCEY 154 0.1 32 20.8 0 0.0 122 79.2

Prepared by NC DHHS/Division of Public Health/State Center for Health Statistics 07SEP17