Illinois


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Location: Illinois
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Topic: Discussion about breastfeeding by race/ethnicity
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Discussion about breastfeeding by race/ethnicity: Illinois, 2009

Note: Vertical lines in graph represent 95% confidence intervals.
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• In Illinois in 2009, 89.9% 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 80.3% of white mothers, 94.0% of black mothers, and 72.0% of mothers of other races/ethnicities. 

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 December 16, 2018, from www.marchofdimes.org/peristats.