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2016-2017 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 583 423 72.8 67.6-77.4 160 27.2 22.6-32.4
GENDER
Male 306 220 69.8 62.8-76.0 86 30.2 24.0-37.2
Female 273 200 75.4 67.5-81.9 73 24.6 18.1-32.5
RACE
White 396 297 73.9 67.3-79.5 99 26.1 20.5-32.7
African American 92 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other Minorities 59 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Yes 73 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 506 362 73.0 67.4-77.9 144 27.0 22.1-32.6
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 133 *** *** *** *** *** ***
5 through 10 156 118 79.7 70.7-86.4 38 20.3 13.6-29.3
11 through 13 110 *** *** *** *** *** ***
14 through 17 184 123 65.0 54.9-74.0 61 35.0 26.0-45.1
PARENT EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 98 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some College 166 111 70.6 60.2-79.2 55 29.4 20.8-39.8
College Graduate 318 255 80.1 73.4-85.5 63 19.9 14.5-26.6
SCHOOL
Public School 397 282 72.5 66.3-78.0 115 27.5 22.0-33.7
Private/Home 70 *** *** *** *** *** ***
GRADE
Not In School 144 115 75.1 64.3-83.6 29 24.9 16.4-35.7
K-5th 158 119 79.7 70.9-86.3 39 20.3 13.7-29.1
6th-8th 105 *** *** *** *** *** ***
9th-12th3 174 120 67.7 57.1-76.7 54 32.3 23.3-42.9
HEALTH INSURANCE4
Private 309 251 81.5 74.9-86.7 58 18.5 13.3-25.1
Public 203 116 55.2 45.9-64.0 87 44.8 36.0-54.1
Other 44 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No health insurance 19 *** *** *** *** *** ***
SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS
Yes 117 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 452 333 75.8 70.4-80.4 119 24.2 19.6-29.6

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology, results from 2011, 2012, 2013-2014 and 2016-2017 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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