CY2019 NORTH CAROLINA RESIDENT BIRTHS BY COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND BREASTFEEDING INITIATION STATUS

  TOTAL INFANT BEING BREASTFED AT DISCHARGE
No Unk Yes
# % # % # % # %
TOTAL 118,725 100.0 22,490 18.9 339 0.3 95,896 80.8
COUNTY OF RESIDENCE: 1,863 1.6 370 19.9 3 0.2 1,490 80.0
ALAMANCE
ALEXANDER 357 0.3 89 24.9 0 0.0 268 75.1
ALLEGHANY 79 0.1 21 26.6 0 0.0 58 73.4
ANSON 254 0.2 107 42.1 1 0.4 146 57.5
ASHE 204 0.2 46 22.5 0 0.0 158 77.5
AVERY 135 0.1 27 20.0 0 0.0 108 80.0
BEAUFORT 433 0.4 119 27.5 0 0.0 314 72.5
BERTIE 161 0.1 73 45.3 0 0.0 88 54.7
BLADEN 344 0.3 115 33.4 1 0.3 228 66.3
BRUNSWICK 1,026 0.9 220 21.4 19 1.9 787 76.7
BUNCOMBE 2,464 2.1 266 10.8 2 0.1 2,196 89.1
BURKE 890 0.7 235 26.4 1 0.1 654 73.5
CABARRUS 2,537 2.1 355 14.0 4 0.2 2,178 85.8
CALDWELL 882 0.7 242 27.4 0 0.0 640 72.6
CAMDEN 104 0.1 19 18.3 0 0.0 85 81.7
CARTERET 521 0.4 93 17.9 0 0.0 428 82.1
CASWELL 209 0.2 52 24.9 0 0.0 157 75.1
CATAWBA 1,687 1.4 383 22.7 1 0.1 1,303 77.2
CHATHAM 609 0.5 52 8.5 0 0.0 557 91.5
CHEROKEE 245 0.2 64 26.1 1 0.4 180 73.5
CHOWAN 123 0.1 45 36.6 0 0.0 78 63.4
CLAY 86 0.1 13 15.1 2 2.3 71 82.6
CLEVELAND 1,146 1.0 403 35.2 9 0.8 734 64.0
COLUMBUS 562 0.5 206 36.7 97 17.3 259 46.1
CRAVEN 1,319 1.1 266 20.2 0 0.0 1,053 79.8
CUMBERLAND 5,462 4.6 1,062 19.4 8 0.1 4,392 80.4
CURRITUCK 259 0.2 39 15.1 1 0.4 219 84.6
DARE 310 0.3 31 10.0 0 0.0 279 90.0
DAVIDSON 1,775 1.5 431 24.3 2 0.1 1,342 75.6
DAVIE 402 0.3 58 14.4 0 0.0 344 85.6
DUPLIN 718 0.6 197 27.4 2 0.3 519 72.3
DURHAM 4,158 3.5 435 10.5 1 0.0 3,722 89.5
EDGECOMBE 572 0.5 281 49.1 0 0.0 291 50.9
FORSYTH 4,410 3.7 609 13.8 2 0.0 3,799 86.1
FRANKLIN 770 0.6 148 19.2 1 0.1 621 80.6
GASTON 2,599 2.2 719 27.7 13 0.5 1,867 71.8
GATES 97 0.1 20 20.6 0 0.0 77 79.4
GRAHAM 97 0.1 22 22.7 1 1.0 74 76.3
GRANVILLE 568 0.5 129 22.7 0 0.0 439 77.3
GREENE 225 0.2 65 28.9 0 0.0 160 71.1
GUILFORD 6,045 5.1 951 15.7 1 0.0 5,093 84.3
HALIFAX 537 0.5 261 48.6 0 0.0 276 51.4
HARNETT 1,860 1.6 411 22.1 3 0.2 1,446 77.7
HAYWOOD 525 0.4 101 19.2 0 0.0 424 80.8
HENDERSON 1,022 0.9 123 12.0 5 0.5 894 87.5
HERTFORD 195 0.2 86 44.1 0 0.0 109 55.9
HOKE 867 0.7 193 22.3 1 0.1 673 77.6
HYDE 37 0.0 7 18.9 0 0.0 30 81.1
IREDELL 1,884 1.6 397 21.1 1 0.1 1,486 78.9
JACKSON 372 0.3 77 20.7 0 0.0 295 79.3
JOHNSTON 2,522 2.1 894 35.4 1 0.0 1,627 64.5
JONES 92 0.1 21 22.8 0 0.0 71 77.2
LEE 781 0.7 145 18.6 3 0.4 633 81.0
LENOIR 619 0.5 246 39.7 0 0.0 373 60.3
LINCOLN 871 0.7 176 20.2 0 0.0 695 79.8
MCDOWELL 434 0.4 95 21.9 0 0.0 339 78.1
MACON 318 0.3 44 13.8 1 0.3 273 85.8
MADISON 181 0.2 30 16.6 0 0.0 151 83.4
MARTIN 221 0.2 99 44.8 0 0.0 122 55.2
MECKLENBURG 14,398 12.1 1,537 10.7 38 0.3 12,823 89.1
MITCHELL 127 0.1 25 19.7 0 0.0 102 80.3
MONTGOMERY 278 0.2 88 31.7 0 0.0 190 68.3
MOORE 1,147 1.0 158 13.8 0 0.0 989 86.2
NASH 1,101 0.9 364 33.1 0 0.0 737 66.9
NEW HANOVER 2,172 1.8 249 11.5 3 0.1 1,920 88.4
NORTHAMPTON 165 0.1 79 47.9 0 0.0 86 52.1
ONSLOW 3,821 3.2 524 13.7 2 0.1 3,295 86.2
ORANGE 1,164 1.0 90 7.7 2 0.2 1,072 92.1
PAMLICO 73 0.1 23 31.5 0 0.0 50 68.5
PASQUOTANK 474 0.4 167 35.2 0 0.0 307 64.8
PENDER 624 0.5 93 14.9 1 0.2 530 84.9
PERQUIMANS 118 0.1 52 44.1 0 0.0 66 55.9
PERSON 435 0.4 99 22.8 0 0.0 336 77.2
PITT 2,079 1.8 558 26.8 0 0.0 1,521 73.2
POLK 166 0.1 21 12.7 18 10.8 127 76.5
RANDOLPH 1,546 1.3 326 21.1 1 0.1 1,219 78.8
RICHMOND 561 0.5 207 36.9 2 0.4 352 62.7
ROBESON 1,731 1.5 906 52.3 38 2.2 787 45.5
ROCKINGHAM 885 0.7 185 20.9 1 0.1 699 79.0
ROWAN 1,548 1.3 352 22.7 1 0.1 1,195 77.2
RUTHERFORD 680 0.6 182 26.8 30 4.4 468 68.8
SAMPSON 727 0.6 158 21.7 0 0.0 569 78.3
SCOTLAND 442 0.4 235 53.2 1 0.2 206 46.6
STANLY 668 0.6 187 28.0 0 0.0 481 72.0
STOKES 370 0.3 81 21.9 0 0.0 289 78.1
SURRY 766 0.6 208 27.2 0 0.0 558 72.8
SWAIN 181 0.2 51 28.2 0 0.0 130 71.8
TRANSYLVANIA 262 0.2 38 14.5 3 1.1 221 84.4
TYRRELL 30 0.0 7 23.3 0 0.0 23 76.7
UNION 2,279 1.9 338 14.8 5 0.2 1,936 84.9
VANCE 570 0.5 251 44.0 0 0.0 319 56.0
WAKE 12,689 10.7 1,022 8.1 4 0.0 11,663 91.9
WARREN 145 0.1 60 41.4 0 0.0 85 58.6
WASHINGTON 132 0.1 74 56.1 0 0.0 58 43.9
WATAUGA 313 0.3 23 7.3 0 0.0 290 92.7
WAYNE 1,619 1.4 358 22.1 0 0.0 1,261 77.9
WILKES 669 0.6 245 36.6 0 0.0 424 63.4
WILSON 976 0.8 291 29.8 0 0.0 685 70.2
YADKIN 375 0.3 69 18.4 1 0.3 305 81.3
YANCEY 174 0.1 25 14.4 0 0.0 149 85.6

Prepared by NC DHHS/Division of Public Health/State Center for Health Statistics 26AUG20