Alabama


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Location: Alabama
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Topic: Discussion about breastfeeding by maternal age
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Format: PRAMS Graph
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Discussion about breastfeeding by maternal age: Alabama, 2003

Note: Vertical lines in graph represent 95% confidence intervals.
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• In Alabama in 2003, 88.4% of mothers under age 20 who received prenatal care reported a doctor, nurse, or other health care worker talked with them about breastfeeding their baby, compared to 89.5% of mothers ages 20-24, 82.7% of mothers ages 25-34, and 77.2% of mothers ages 35 and older. 

Footnotes

  • Discussion about breastfeeding: mother reported a doctor, nurse, or other health care worker talked to her during any of her prenatal care visits about breastfeeding her baby. Only reported for mothers who received prenatal care.
  • For more information about the availability of PRAMS data by state and year, refer to the Calculations page.

Source

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System.
  • Retrieved July 22, 2018, from www.marchofdimes.org/peristats.