Table 1.

Demographic Characteristics of the Study Population

Demographics (n = 2840)Percentage
Gender (female:male)49.9:50.1%
Race:
 White43.4%
 African-American41.2%
 Hispanic3.6%
 Asian4.1%
 Other7.7%
Mode of delivery:
 Spontaneous vaginal77.9%
 Assisted vaginal12.5%
 Elective cesarean3.2%
 Emergency cesarean6.5%
Mode of feeding:
 Breastfeeding only49.5%
 Formula feeding40.8%
 Breastfeeding plus supplement9.9%
Phototherapy4.1%