Arkansas


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Location: Arkansas
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Topic: Breastfeeding two months postpartum by race/ethnicity
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Format: PRAMS Graph
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Breastfeeding two months postpartum by race/ethnicity: Arkansas, 2011

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 Arkansas in 2011, 42.1% of Hispanic mothers reported still breastfeeding eight weeks (two months) after delivery, compared to 39.6% of white mothers and 21.8% of black mothers. 

Footnotes

  • All race categories exclude Hispanics.
  • Breastfeeding, two months: mother reported still breastfeeding eight weeks after delivery.
  • Other include races/ethnicities other than Hispanic, white or black.
  • 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 November 19, 2019, from www.marchofdimes.org/peristats.