CY2017 NORTH CAROLINA RESIDENT BIRTHS BY COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND BREASTFEEDING INITIATION STATUS

  TOTAL INFANT BEING BREASTFED AT DISCHARGE
No Unk Yes
# % # % # % # %
TOTAL 120,099 100.0 22,842 19.0 370 0.3 96,887 80.7
COUNTY OF RESIDENCE: 1,939 1.6 373 19.2 1 0.1 1,565 80.7
ALAMANCE
ALEXANDER 377 0.3 93 24.7 0 0.0 284 75.3
ALLEGHANY 102 0.1 30 29.4 1 1.0 71 69.6
ANSON 256 0.2 111 43.4 3 1.2 142 55.5
ASHE 216 0.2 46 21.3 0 0.0 170 78.7
AVERY 109 0.1 17 15.6 0 0.0 92 84.4
BEAUFORT 470 0.4 138 29.4 0 0.0 332 70.6
BERTIE 171 0.1 83 48.5 0 0.0 88 51.5
BLADEN 325 0.3 116 35.7 0 0.0 209 64.3
BRUNSWICK 1,007 0.8 191 19.0 23 2.3 793 78.7
BUNCOMBE 2,392 2.0 255 10.7 3 0.1 2,134 89.2
BURKE 927 0.8 254 27.4 0 0.0 673 72.6
CABARRUS 2,593 2.2 372 14.3 1 0.0 2,220 85.6
CALDWELL 783 0.7 237 30.3 1 0.1 545 69.6
CAMDEN 89 0.1 19 21.3 0 0.0 70 78.7
CARTERET 567 0.5 116 20.5 0 0.0 451 79.5
CASWELL 204 0.2 48 23.5 0 0.0 156 76.5
CATAWBA 1,652 1.4 370 22.4 1 0.1 1,281 77.5
CHATHAM 663 0.6 47 7.1 0 0.0 616 92.9
CHEROKEE 221 0.2 53 24.0 1 0.5 167 75.6
CHOWAN 134 0.1 55 41.0 0 0.0 79 59.0
CLAY 89 0.1 16 18.0 1 1.1 72 80.9
CLEVELAND 1,065 0.9 353 33.1 15 1.4 697 65.4
COLUMBUS 578 0.5 163 28.2 90 15.6 325 56.2
CRAVEN 1,386 1.2 272 19.6 2 0.1 1,112 80.2
CUMBERLAND 5,506 4.6 1,116 20.3 15 0.3 4,375 79.5
CURRITUCK 257 0.2 56 21.8 0 0.0 201 78.2
DARE 344 0.3 36 10.5 0 0.0 308 89.5
DAVIDSON 1,762 1.5 522 29.6 1 0.1 1,239 70.3
DAVIE 369 0.3 57 15.4 0 0.0 312 84.6
DUPLIN 653 0.5 201 30.8 0 0.0 452 69.2
DURHAM 4,182 3.5 399 9.5 1 0.0 3,782 90.4
EDGECOMBE 631 0.5 315 49.9 0 0.0 316 50.1
FORSYTH 4,372 3.6 587 13.4 3 0.1 3,782 86.5
FRANKLIN 719 0.6 125 17.4 0 0.0 594 82.6
GASTON 2,588 2.2 750 29.0 7 0.3 1,831 70.7
GATES 100 0.1 39 39.0 0 0.0 61 61.0
GRAHAM 78 0.1 30 38.5 0 0.0 48 61.5
GRANVILLE 599 0.5 137 22.9 1 0.2 461 77.0
GREENE 205 0.2 58 28.3 0 0.0 147 71.7
GUILFORD 6,218 5.2 866 13.9 4 0.1 5,348 86.0
HALIFAX 593 0.5 264 44.5 0 0.0 329 55.5
HARNETT 1,886 1.6 418 22.2 2 0.1 1,466 77.7
HAYWOOD 617 0.5 107 17.3 0 0.0 510 82.7
HENDERSON 1,040 0.9 123 11.8 8 0.8 909 87.4
HERTFORD 230 0.2 99 43.0 0 0.0 131 57.0
HOKE 880 0.7 206 23.4 1 0.1 673 76.5
HYDE 34 0.0 10 29.4 0 0.0 24 70.6
IREDELL 1,857 1.5 378 20.4 2 0.1 1,477 79.5
JACKSON 372 0.3 84 22.6 0 0.0 288 77.4
JOHNSTON 2,318 1.9 1,036 44.7 1 0.0 1,281 55.3
JONES 106 0.1 31 29.2 0 0.0 75 70.8
LEE 759 0.6 126 16.6 2 0.3 631 83.1
LENOIR 616 0.5 273 44.3 1 0.2 342 55.5
LINCOLN 806 0.7 157 19.5 1 0.1 648 80.4
MCDOWELL 457 0.4 118 25.8 1 0.2 338 74.0
MACON 339 0.3 53 15.6 1 0.3 285 84.1
MADISON 177 0.1 27 15.3 0 0.0 150 84.7
MARTIN 248 0.2 105 42.3 0 0.0 143 57.7
MECKLENBURG 14,746 12.3 1,732 11.7 53 0.4 12,961 87.9
MITCHELL 135 0.1 26 19.3 1 0.7 108 80.0
MONTGOMERY 270 0.2 68 25.2 0 0.0 202 74.8
MOORE 1,109 0.9 160 14.4 1 0.1 948 85.5
NASH 1,110 0.9 357 32.2 0 0.0 753 67.8
NEW HANOVER 2,266 1.9 279 12.3 1 0.0 1,986 87.6
NORTHAMPTON 200 0.2 104 52.0 1 0.5 95 47.5
ONSLOW 4,060 3.4 544 13.4 9 0.2 3,507 86.4
ORANGE 1,179 1.0 64 5.4 0 0.0 1,115 94.6
PAMLICO 73 0.1 20 27.4 0 0.0 53 72.6
PASQUOTANK 492 0.4 186 37.8 0 0.0 306 62.2
PENDER 658 0.5 89 13.5 1 0.2 568 86.3
PERQUIMANS 124 0.1 44 35.5 0 0.0 80 64.5
PERSON 443 0.4 110 24.8 0 0.0 333 75.2
PITT 2,051 1.7 529 25.8 3 0.1 1,519 74.1
POLK 161 0.1 28 17.4 16 9.9 117 72.7
RANDOLPH 1,576 1.3 301 19.1 5 0.3 1,270 80.6
RICHMOND 574 0.5 213 37.1 1 0.2 360 62.7
ROBESON 1,782 1.5 803 45.1 33 1.9 946 53.1
ROCKINGHAM 860 0.7 211 24.5 0 0.0 649 75.5
ROWAN 1,588 1.3 358 22.5 1 0.1 1,229 77.4
RUTHERFORD 689 0.6 208 30.2 26 3.8 455 66.0
SAMPSON 831 0.7 266 32.0 0 0.0 565 68.0
SCOTLAND 455 0.4 268 58.9 3 0.7 184 40.4
STANLY 732 0.6 180 24.6 1 0.1 551 75.3
STOKES 404 0.3 76 18.8 0 0.0 328 81.2
SURRY 738 0.6 212 28.7 0 0.0 526 71.3
SWAIN 152 0.1 34 22.4 0 0.0 118 77.6
TRANSYLVANIA 252 0.2 25 9.9 1 0.4 226 89.7
TYRRELL 38 0.0 9 23.7 0 0.0 29 76.3
UNION 2,382 2.0 308 12.9 11 0.5 2,063 86.6
VANCE 584 0.5 250 42.8 0 0.0 334 57.2
WAKE 12,683 10.6 752 5.9 4 0.0 11,927 94.0
WARREN 176 0.1 70 39.8 0 0.0 106 60.2
WASHINGTON 134 0.1 73 54.5 0 0.0 61 45.5
WATAUGA 398 0.3 37 9.3 1 0.3 360 90.5
WAYNE 1,611 1.3 474 29.4 0 0.0 1,137 70.6
WILKES 649 0.5 220 33.9 1 0.2 428 65.9
WILSON 939 0.8 299 31.8 1 0.1 639 68.1
YADKIN 392 0.3 92 23.5 0 0.0 300 76.5
YANCEY 170 0.1 26 15.3 0 0.0 144 84.7

Prepared by NC DHHS/Division of Public Health/State Center for Health Statistics 06SEP18