Rhode Island


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Location: Rhode Island
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Topic: Breastfeeding one month postpartum by race/ethnicity
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Format: PRAMS Graph
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Breastfeeding one month postpartum by race/ethnicity: Rhode Island, 2011

Note: Vertical lines in graph represent 95% confidence intervals.
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• In Rhode Island in 2011, 75.2% of Hispanic mothers reported still breastfeeding four weeks (one month) after delivery, compared to 67.2% of white mothers, 80.0% of black mothers and 72.8% of other race/ethnicity mothers. 

Footnotes

  • 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.

Source

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System.
  • Retrieved April 26, 2018, from www.marchofdimes.org/peristats.