YTD2017 QUARTER 1-3 (JAN-SEP) NORTH CAROLINA RESIDENT BIRTHS BY COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND BREASTFEEDING INITIATION STATUS

  TOTAL INFANT BEING BREASTFED AT DISCHARGE
Yes No Unk
# % # % # % # %
TOTAL 88,675 100.0 71,886 81.1 16,783 18.9 6 0.0
COUNTY OF RESIDENCE: 1,410 1.6 1,153 81.8 257 18.2 0 0.0
Alamance
Alexander 280 0.3 206 73.6 74 26.4 0 0.0
Alleghany 69 0.1 48 69.6 21 30.4 0 0.0
Anson 184 0.2 98 53.3 86 46.7 0 0.0
Ashe 168 0.2 132 78.6 36 21.4 0 0.0
Avery 85 0.1 71 83.5 14 16.5 0 0.0
Beaufort 339 0.4 234 69.0 105 31.0 0 0.0
Bertie 119 0.1 65 54.6 54 45.4 0 0.0
Bladen 253 0.3 160 63.2 93 36.8 0 0.0
Brunswick 751 0.8 602 80.2 149 19.8 0 0.0
Buncombe 1,804 2.0 1,617 89.6 187 10.4 0 0.0
Burke 723 0.8 526 72.8 197 27.2 0 0.0
Cabarrus 1,953 2.2 1,676 85.8 277 14.2 0 0.0
Caldwell 573 0.6 401 70.0 172 30.0 0 0.0
Camden 39 0.0 30 76.9 9 23.1 0 0.0
Carteret 424 0.5 332 78.3 92 21.7 0 0.0
Caswell 132 0.1 110 83.3 22 16.7 0 0.0
Catawba 1,247 1.4 972 77.9 275 22.1 0 0.0
Chatham 488 0.6 453 92.8 35 7.2 0 0.0
Cherokee 68 0.1 46 67.6 22 32.4 0 0.0
Chowan 99 0.1 56 56.6 43 43.4 0 0.0
Clay 15 0.0 13 86.7 2 13.3 0 0.0
Cleveland 792 0.9 529 66.8 263 33.2 0 0.0
Columbus 370 0.4 245 66.2 125 33.8 0 0.0
Craven 1,041 1.2 843 81.0 198 19.0 0 0.0
Cumberland 4,056 4.6 3,215 79.3 841 20.7 0 0.0
Currituck 65 0.1 41 63.1 24 36.9 0 0.0
Dare 233 0.3 213 91.4 20 8.6 0 0.0
Davidson 1,325 1.5 956 72.2 369 27.8 0 0.0
Davie 271 0.3 229 84.5 42 15.5 0 0.0
Duplin 479 0.5 331 69.1 148 30.9 0 0.0
Durham 3,122 3.5 2,829 90.6 293 9.4 0 0.0
Edgecombe 470 0.5 237 50.4 233 49.6 0 0.0
Forsyth 3,266 3.7 2,832 86.7 434 13.3 0 0.0
Franklin 551 0.6 463 84.0 88 16.0 0 0.0
Gaston 1,878 2.1 1,330 70.8 548 29.2 0 0.0
Gates 39 0.0 22 56.4 17 43.6 0 0.0
Graham 56 0.1 33 58.9 23 41.1 0 0.0
Granville 452 0.5 357 79.0 95 21.0 0 0.0
Greene 145 0.2 107 73.8 38 26.2 0 0.0
Guilford 4,653 5.2 4,006 86.1 647 13.9 0 0.0
Halifax 440 0.5 244 55.5 196 44.5 0 0.0
Harnett 1,362 1.5 1,078 79.1 284 20.9 0 0.0
Haywood 466 0.5 387 83.0 79 17.0 0 0.0
Henderson 792 0.9 703 88.8 89 11.2 0 0.0
Hertford 155 0.2 92 59.4 63 40.6 0 0.0
Hoke 667 0.8 510 76.5 156 23.4 1 0.1
Hyde 21 0.0 14 66.7 7 33.3 0 0.0
Iredell 1,379 1.6 1,111 80.6 268 19.4 0 0.0
Jackson 264 0.3 210 79.5 54 20.5 0 0.0
Johnston 1,711 1.9 956 55.9 755 44.1 0 0.0
Jones 77 0.1 52 67.5 25 32.5 0 0.0
Lee 558 0.6 465 83.3 93 16.7 0 0.0
Lenoir 460 0.5 248 53.9 212 46.1 0 0.0
Lincoln 589 0.7 482 81.8 107 18.2 0 0.0
Macon 243 0.3 204 84.0 39 16.0 0 0.0
Madison 127 0.1 108 85.0 19 15.0 0 0.0
Martin 172 0.2 99 57.6 73 42.4 0 0.0
McDowell 339 0.4 245 72.3 94 27.7 0 0.0
Mecklenburg 10,961 12.4 9,679 88.3 1,280 11.7 2 0.0
Mitchell 99 0.1 80 80.8 19 19.2 0 0.0
Montgomery 204 0.2 154 75.5 50 24.5 0 0.0
Moore 833 0.9 719 86.3 114 13.7 0 0.0
Nash 832 0.9 563 67.7 269 32.3 0 0.0
New Hanover 1,702 1.9 1,484 87.2 218 12.8 0 0.0
Northampton 145 0.2 70 48.3 75 51.7 0 0.0
Onslow 3,023 3.4 2,610 86.3 413 13.7 0 0.0
Orange 871 1.0 829 95.2 42 4.8 0 0.0
Pamlico 55 0.1 41 74.5 14 25.5 0 0.0
Pasquotank 298 0.3 170 57.0 128 43.0 0 0.0
Pender 485 0.5 414 85.4 71 14.6 0 0.0
Perquimans 81 0.1 57 70.4 24 29.6 0 0.0
Person 318 0.4 238 74.8 80 25.2 0 0.0
Pitt 1,502 1.7 1,118 74.4 382 25.4 2 0.1
Polk 112 0.1 90 80.4 22 19.6 0 0.0
Randolph 1,203 1.4 971 80.7 232 19.3 0 0.0
Richmond 423 0.5 263 62.2 160 37.8 0 0.0
Robeson 1,328 1.5 712 53.6 616 46.4 0 0.0
Rockingham 634 0.7 481 75.9 153 24.1 0 0.0
Rowan 1,203 1.4 924 76.8 279 23.2 0 0.0
Rutherford 502 0.6 345 68.7 157 31.3 0 0.0
Sampson 606 0.7 410 67.7 196 32.3 0 0.0
Scotland 351 0.4 139 39.6 212 60.4 0 0.0
Stanly 560 0.6 421 75.2 139 24.8 0 0.0
Stokes 304 0.3 242 79.6 62 20.4 0 0.0
Surry 560 0.6 394 70.4 166 29.6 0 0.0
Swain 110 0.1 84 76.4 26 23.6 0 0.0
Transylvania 180 0.2 162 90.0 18 10.0 0 0.0
Tyrrell 24 0.0 17 70.8 7 29.2 0 0.0
Union 1,757 2.0 1,529 87.0 228 13.0 0 0.0
Vance 437 0.5 254 58.1 183 41.9 0 0.0
Wake 9,364 10.6 8,815 94.1 548 5.9 1 0.0
Warren 124 0.1 75 60.5 49 39.5 0 0.0
Washington 104 0.1 46 44.2 58 55.8 0 0.0
Watauga 290 0.3 262 90.3 28 9.7 0 0.0
Wayne 1,198 1.4 868 72.5 330 27.5 0 0.0
Wilkes 470 0.5 311 66.2 159 33.8 0 0.0
Wilson 697 0.8 487 69.9 210 30.1 0 0.0
Yadkin 288 0.3 223 77.4 65 22.6 0 0.0
Yancey 128 0.1 108 84.4 20 15.6 0 0.0

Prepared by NC DHHS/Division of Public Health/State Center for Health Statistics 28NOV17
CAUTION: Data shown are provisional and include only resident events occurring within North Carolina. Data does not reflect events affecting North Carolina
residents that occurred in other states. Therefore provisional data will not match the final number of resident events reported.