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Location: Illinois
Topic: Breastfeeding one month postpartum by race/ethnicity
Format: PRAMS Graph
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Breastfeeding one month postpartum by race/ethnicity: Illinois, 2009

Note: Vertical lines in graph represent 95% confidence intervals.
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• In Illinois in 2009, 69.8% of Hispanic mothers reported still breastfeeding four weeks (one month) after delivery, compared to 68.8% of white mothers, 47.9% of black mothers and 86.4% of other race/ethnicity mothers. 


  • All race categories exclude Hispanics.
  • Breastfeeding, one month: mother reported still breastfeeding four 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.


  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System.
  • Retrieved March 17, 2018, from