YTD2017 QUARTER 1-4 (JAN-DEC) NORTH CAROLINA RESIDENT BIRTHS BY COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND BREASTFEEDING INITIATION STATUS

  TOTAL INFANT BEING BREASTFED AT DISCHARGE
Yes No Unk
# % # % # % # %
TOTAL 118,721 100.0 96,076 80.9 22,638 19.1 7 0.0
COUNTY OF RESIDENCE: 1,933 1.6 1,562 80.8 371 19.2 0 0.0
Alamance
Alexander 377 0.3 284 75.3 93 24.7 0 0.0
Alleghany 98 0.1 69 70.4 29 29.6 0 0.0
Anson 253 0.2 142 56.1 111 43.9 0 0.0
Ashe 215 0.2 169 78.6 46 21.4 0 0.0
Avery 106 0.1 89 84.0 17 16.0 0 0.0
Beaufort 469 0.4 331 70.6 138 29.4 0 0.0
Bertie 171 0.1 88 51.5 83 48.5 0 0.0
Bladen 325 0.3 209 64.3 116 35.7 0 0.0
Brunswick 983 0.8 793 80.7 190 19.3 0 0.0
Buncombe 2,384 2.0 2,130 89.3 254 10.7 0 0.0
Burke 924 0.8 671 72.6 253 27.4 0 0.0
Cabarrus 2,586 2.2 2,214 85.6 371 14.3 1 0.0
Caldwell 781 0.7 545 69.8 236 30.2 0 0.0
Camden 57 0.0 40 70.2 17 29.8 0 0.0
Carteret 566 0.5 451 79.7 115 20.3 0 0.0
Caswell 176 0.1 140 79.5 36 20.5 0 0.0
Catawba 1,648 1.4 1,281 77.7 367 22.3 0 0.0
Chatham 659 0.6 613 93.0 46 7.0 0 0.0
Cherokee 99 0.1 70 70.7 29 29.3 0 0.0
Chowan 129 0.1 75 58.1 54 41.9 0 0.0
Clay 22 0.0 17 77.3 5 22.7 0 0.0
Cleveland 1,049 0.9 697 66.4 352 33.6 0 0.0
Columbus 488 0.4 325 66.6 163 33.4 0 0.0
Craven 1,381 1.2 1,109 80.3 272 19.7 0 0.0
Cumberland 5,441 4.6 4,326 79.5 1,115 20.5 0 0.0
Currituck 82 0.1 51 62.2 31 37.8 0 0.0
Dare 309 0.3 280 90.6 29 9.4 0 0.0
Davidson 1,755 1.5 1,234 70.3 521 29.7 0 0.0
Davie 369 0.3 312 84.6 57 15.4 0 0.0
Duplin 650 0.5 451 69.4 199 30.6 0 0.0
Durham 4,171 3.5 3,773 90.5 398 9.5 0 0.0
Edgecombe 629 0.5 315 50.1 314 49.9 0 0.0
Forsyth 4,354 3.7 3,770 86.6 584 13.4 0 0.0
Franklin 719 0.6 594 82.6 125 17.4 0 0.0
Gaston 2,571 2.2 1,824 70.9 747 29.1 0 0.0
Gates 43 0.0 25 58.1 18 41.9 0 0.0
Graham 72 0.1 43 59.7 29 40.3 0 0.0
Granville 597 0.5 460 77.1 137 22.9 0 0.0
Greene 205 0.2 147 71.7 58 28.3 0 0.0
Guilford 6,203 5.2 5,340 86.1 863 13.9 0 0.0
Halifax 589 0.5 327 55.5 262 44.5 0 0.0
Harnett 1,881 1.6 1,463 77.8 418 22.2 0 0.0
Haywood 614 0.5 507 82.6 107 17.4 0 0.0
Henderson 1,032 0.9 909 88.1 123 11.9 0 0.0
Hertford 214 0.2 118 55.1 96 44.9 0 0.0
Hoke 875 0.7 671 76.7 203 23.2 1 0.1
Hyde 34 0.0 24 70.6 10 29.4 0 0.0
Iredell 1,852 1.6 1,475 79.6 377 20.4 0 0.0
Jackson 372 0.3 288 77.4 84 22.6 0 0.0
Johnston 2,308 1.9 1,272 55.1 1,036 44.9 0 0.0
Jones 105 0.1 74 70.5 31 29.5 0 0.0
Lee 756 0.6 630 83.3 126 16.7 0 0.0
Lenoir 615 0.5 342 55.6 273 44.4 0 0.0
Lincoln 803 0.7 646 80.4 157 19.6 0 0.0
Macon 332 0.3 280 84.3 52 15.7 0 0.0
Madison 175 0.1 148 84.6 27 15.4 0 0.0
Martin 245 0.2 140 57.1 105 42.9 0 0.0
McDowell 455 0.4 337 74.1 118 25.9 0 0.0
Mecklenburg 14,654 12.3 12,930 88.2 1,722 11.8 2 0.0
Mitchell 130 0.1 104 80.0 26 20.0 0 0.0
Montgomery 270 0.2 202 74.8 68 25.2 0 0.0
Moore 1,102 0.9 944 85.7 158 14.3 0 0.0
Nash 1,108 0.9 751 67.8 357 32.2 0 0.0
New Hanover 2,261 1.9 1,983 87.7 278 12.3 0 0.0
Northampton 190 0.2 89 46.8 101 53.2 0 0.0
Onslow 4,015 3.4 3,475 86.6 540 13.4 0 0.0
Orange 1,176 1.0 1,113 94.6 63 5.4 0 0.0
Pamlico 73 0.1 54 74.0 19 26.0 0 0.0
Pasquotank 423 0.4 248 58.6 175 41.4 0 0.0
Pender 657 0.6 568 86.5 89 13.5 0 0.0
Perquimans 114 0.1 75 65.8 39 34.2 0 0.0
Person 439 0.4 330 75.2 109 24.8 0 0.0
Pitt 2,045 1.7 1,515 74.1 528 25.8 2 0.1
Polk 144 0.1 117 81.3 27 18.8 0 0.0
Randolph 1,568 1.3 1,268 80.9 300 19.1 0 0.0
Richmond 572 0.5 359 62.8 213 37.2 0 0.0
Robeson 1,742 1.5 940 54.0 802 46.0 0 0.0
Rockingham 852 0.7 642 75.4 210 24.6 0 0.0
Rowan 1,584 1.3 1,228 77.5 356 22.5 0 0.0
Rutherford 663 0.6 455 68.6 208 31.4 0 0.0
Sampson 828 0.7 563 68.0 265 32.0 0 0.0
Scotland 451 0.4 184 40.8 267 59.2 0 0.0
Stanly 730 0.6 550 75.3 180 24.7 0 0.0
Stokes 404 0.3 328 81.2 76 18.8 0 0.0
Surry 736 0.6 525 71.3 211 28.7 0 0.0
Swain 152 0.1 118 77.6 34 22.4 0 0.0
Transylvania 251 0.2 226 90.0 25 10.0 0 0.0
Tyrrell 35 0.0 27 77.1 8 22.9 0 0.0
Union 2,365 2.0 2,057 87.0 308 13.0 0 0.0
Vance 582 0.5 332 57.0 250 43.0 0 0.0
Wake 12,654 10.7 11,907 94.1 746 5.9 1 0.0
Warren 174 0.1 104 59.8 70 40.2 0 0.0
Washington 134 0.1 61 45.5 73 54.5 0 0.0
Watauga 396 0.3 359 90.7 37 9.3 0 0.0
Wayne 1,602 1.3 1,131 70.6 471 29.4 0 0.0
Wilkes 646 0.5 426 65.9 220 34.1 0 0.0
Wilson 934 0.8 636 68.1 298 31.9 0 0.0
Yadkin 392 0.3 300 76.5 92 23.5 0 0.0
Yancey 167 0.1 142 85.0 25 15.0 0 0.0

Prepared by NC DHHS/Division of Public Health/State Center for Health Statistics 26FEB18
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.