Rhode Island


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Location: Rhode Island
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Topic: Discussion about breastfeeding by income
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Format: PRAMS Graph
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Discussion about breastfeeding by income: Rhode Island, 2011

Note: Vertical lines in graph represent 95% confidence intervals.
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• In Rhode Island in 2011, 93.8% 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 91.0% in $10,000-$24,999, 83.1% in $25,000-$49,999 and 75.6% in $50,000 and over. 

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.
  • 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.

Source

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System.
  • Retrieved April 25, 2018, from www.marchofdimes.org/peristats.