Alabama


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Location: Alabama
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Topic: Discussion about breastfeeding by race/ethnicity
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Format: PRAMS Graph
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Discussion about breastfeeding by race/ethnicity: Alabama, 2003

Note: Vertical lines in graph represent 95% confidence intervals. Certain categories are not shown due to small numbers or missing data.
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• In Alabama in 2003, 83.4% of Hispanic mothers who received prenatal care reported a doctor, nurse, or other health care worker talked with them about breastfeeding their baby, compared to 82.4% of white mothers, and 91.0% of mothers of black. 

Footnotes

  • All race categories exclude Hispanics.
  • Other include races/ethnicities other than Hispanic, white or black.
  • 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 January 23, 2018, from www.marchofdimes.org/peristats.