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Location: Illinois
Topic: Discussion about breastfeeding by income
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Discussion about breastfeeding by income: Illinois, 2009

Note: Vertical lines in graph represent 95% confidence intervals.
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• In Illinois in 2009, 94.0% of mothers in households with an annual income of less than $10,000 who received prenatal care reported a doctor, nurse, or other health care worker talked with them about breastfeeding their baby, compared to 87.8% in $10,000-$24,999, 81.3% in $25,000-$49,999 and 74.8% in $50,000 and over. 


  • 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.
  • Due to methodological changes, data by income are only available beginning in 2004.
  • 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 23, 2018, from