CY2018 NORTH CAROLINA RESIDENT BIRTHS BY COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND BREASTFEEDING INITIATION STATUS

  TOTAL INFANT BEING BREASTFED AT DISCHARGE
No Unk Yes
# % # % # % # %
TOTAL 118,957 100.0 22,386 18.8 353 0.3 96,218 80.9
COUNTY OF RESIDENCE: 1,958 1.6 401 20.5 0 0.0 1,557 79.5
ALAMANCE
ALEXANDER 344 0.3 81 23.5 1 0.3 262 76.2
ALLEGHANY 91 0.1 14 15.4 0 0.0 77 84.6
ANSON 263 0.2 109 41.4 2 0.8 152 57.8
ASHE 199 0.2 43 21.6 0 0.0 156 78.4
AVERY 163 0.1 25 15.3 1 0.6 137 84.0
BEAUFORT 416 0.3 151 36.3 0 0.0 265 63.7
BERTIE 179 0.2 86 48.0 0 0.0 93 52.0
BLADEN 371 0.3 127 34.2 3 0.8 241 65.0
BRUNSWICK 987 0.8 197 20.0 28 2.8 762 77.2
BUNCOMBE 2,482 2.1 284 11.4 6 0.2 2,192 88.3
BURKE 863 0.7 241 27.9 0 0.0 622 72.1
CABARRUS 2,509 2.1 353 14.1 5 0.2 2,151 85.7
CALDWELL 777 0.7 209 26.9 0 0.0 568 73.1
CAMDEN 98 0.1 15 15.3 0 0.0 83 84.7
CARTERET 501 0.4 108 21.6 2 0.4 391 78.0
CASWELL 218 0.2 43 19.7 0 0.0 175 80.3
CATAWBA 1,693 1.4 375 22.2 1 0.1 1,317 77.8
CHATHAM 650 0.5 45 6.9 0 0.0 605 93.1
CHEROKEE 258 0.2 68 26.4 3 1.2 187 72.5
CHOWAN 143 0.1 59 41.3 0 0.0 84 58.7
CLAY 83 0.1 15 18.1 0 0.0 68 81.9
CLEVELAND 1,162 1.0 397 34.2 16 1.4 749 64.5
COLUMBUS 566 0.5 195 34.5 73 12.9 298 52.7
CRAVEN 1,337 1.1 245 18.3 0 0.0 1,092 81.7
CUMBERLAND 5,402 4.5 1,058 19.6 7 0.1 4,337 80.3
CURRITUCK 263 0.2 48 18.3 1 0.4 214 81.4
DARE 318 0.3 43 13.5 0 0.0 275 86.5
DAVIDSON 1,751 1.5 499 28.5 1 0.1 1,251 71.4
DAVIE 398 0.3 67 16.8 0 0.0 331 83.2
DUPLIN 707 0.6 203 28.7 0 0.0 504 71.3
DURHAM 4,151 3.5 451 10.9 3 0.1 3,697 89.1
EDGECOMBE 593 0.5 301 50.8 0 0.0 292 49.2
FORSYTH 4,330 3.6 558 12.9 2 0.0 3,770 87.1
FRANKLIN 697 0.6 116 16.6 2 0.3 579 83.1
GASTON 2,526 2.1 689 27.3 7 0.3 1,830 72.4
GATES 94 0.1 27 28.7 0 0.0 67 71.3
GRAHAM 78 0.1 19 24.4 0 0.0 59 75.6
GRANVILLE 590 0.5 155 26.3 0 0.0 435 73.7
GREENE 206 0.2 64 31.1 1 0.5 141 68.4
GUILFORD 6,115 5.1 794 13.0 4 0.1 5,317 87.0
HALIFAX 537 0.5 245 45.6 0 0.0 292 54.4
HARNETT 1,845 1.6 336 18.2 2 0.1 1,507 81.7
HAYWOOD 541 0.5 113 20.9 0 0.0 428 79.1
HENDERSON 1,093 0.9 131 12.0 7 0.6 955 87.4
HERTFORD 230 0.2 97 42.2 0 0.0 133 57.8
HOKE 846 0.7 166 19.6 1 0.1 679 80.3
HYDE 35 0.0 6 17.1 0 0.0 29 82.9
IREDELL 1,891 1.6 423 22.4 1 0.1 1,467 77.6
JACKSON 366 0.3 97 26.5 1 0.3 268 73.2
JOHNSTON 2,299 1.9 795 34.6 0 0.0 1,504 65.4
JONES 88 0.1 24 27.3 1 1.1 63 71.6
LEE 792 0.7 128 16.2 0 0.0 664 83.8
LENOIR 624 0.5 249 39.9 0 0.0 375 60.1
LINCOLN 856 0.7 173 20.2 0 0.0 683 79.8
MCDOWELL 418 0.4 89 21.3 1 0.2 328 78.5
MACON 322 0.3 47 14.6 2 0.6 273 84.8
MADISON 221 0.2 39 17.6 1 0.5 181 81.9
MARTIN 247 0.2 114 46.2 0 0.0 133 53.8
MECKLENBURG 14,651 12.3 1,668 11.4 45 0.3 12,938 88.3
MITCHELL 149 0.1 24 16.1 0 0.0 125 83.9
MONTGOMERY 278 0.2 80 28.8 0 0.0 198 71.2
MOORE 1,168 1.0 161 13.8 1 0.1 1,006 86.1
NASH 1,046 0.9 345 33.0 0 0.0 701 67.0
NEW HANOVER 2,146 1.8 261 12.2 6 0.3 1,879 87.6
NORTHAMPTON 171 0.1 85 49.7 0 0.0 86 50.3
ONSLOW 3,923 3.3 553 14.1 7 0.2 3,363 85.7
ORANGE 1,134 1.0 64 5.6 0 0.0 1,070 94.4
PAMLICO 90 0.1 24 26.7 0 0.0 66 73.3
PASQUOTANK 454 0.4 163 35.9 2 0.4 289 63.7
PENDER 623 0.5 85 13.6 0 0.0 538 86.4
PERQUIMANS 121 0.1 40 33.1 0 0.0 81 66.9
PERSON 400 0.3 95 23.8 0 0.0 305 76.3
PITT 2,085 1.8 663 31.8 1 0.0 1,421 68.2
POLK 149 0.1 21 14.1 13 8.7 115 77.2
RANDOLPH 1,520 1.3 324 21.3 0 0.0 1,196 78.7
RICHMOND 555 0.5 207 37.3 4 0.7 344 62.0
ROBESON 1,699 1.4 837 49.3 36 2.1 826 48.6
ROCKINGHAM 913 0.8 185 20.3 0 0.0 728 79.7
ROWAN 1,593 1.3 354 22.2 2 0.1 1,237 77.7
RUTHERFORD 654 0.5 241 36.9 26 4.0 387 59.2
SAMPSON 834 0.7 143 17.1 1 0.1 690 82.7
SCOTLAND 443 0.4 227 51.2 2 0.5 214 48.3
STANLY 676 0.6 181 26.8 0 0.0 495 73.2
STOKES 396 0.3 80 20.2 0 0.0 316 79.8
SURRY 757 0.6 229 30.3 1 0.1 527 69.6
SWAIN 141 0.1 43 30.5 1 0.7 97 68.8
TRANSYLVANIA 278 0.2 40 14.4 0 0.0 238 85.6
TYRRELL 34 0.0 10 29.4 0 0.0 24 70.6
UNION 2,455 2.1 316 12.9 11 0.4 2,128 86.7
VANCE 562 0.5 263 46.8 0 0.0 299 53.2
WAKE 12,580 10.6 755 6.0 5 0.0 11,820 94.0
WARREN 159 0.1 63 39.6 0 0.0 96 60.4
WASHINGTON 129 0.1 75 58.1 0 0.0 54 41.9
WATAUGA 354 0.3 26 7.3 1 0.3 327 92.4
WAYNE 1,638 1.4 476 29.1 2 0.1 1,160 70.8
WILKES 696 0.6 251 36.1 0 0.0 445 63.9
WILSON 976 0.8 379 38.8 0 0.0 597 61.2
YADKIN 363 0.3 72 19.8 0 0.0 291 80.2
YANCEY 183 0.2 27 14.8 0 0.0 156 85.2

Prepared by NC DHHS/Division of Public Health/State Center for Health Statistics 21AUG19