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Location: Illinois
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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: Illinois, 2009

Note: Vertical lines in graph represent 95% confidence intervals.
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• In Illinois in 2009, 55.8% of Hispanic mothers reported still breastfeeding eight weeks (two months) after delivery, compared to 57.6% of white mothers, 37.3% of black mothers and 80.3% of other race/ethnicity 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 September 20, 2018, from www.marchofdimes.org/peristats.