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Location: Illinois
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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: Illinois, 2009

Note: Vertical lines in graph represent 95% confidence intervals.
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• In Illinois in 2009, 96.1% 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 91.6% of mothers ages 20-24, 81.3% of mothers ages 25-34, and 78.2% 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 October 18, 2018, from www.marchofdimes.org/peristats.