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Breastfeeding Statistics

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Breastfeeding Statistics Data
Percent of infants who were ever breastfed 78 %
Percent of infants who were still breastfed at 6 months of age 43 %
Percent of infants who were breastfeeding at 1 year of age 23 %
Percent of infants who were exclusively breastfed through 3 months of age 33 %
Percent of infants who were exclusively breastfed through 6 months of age 14 %
Percent of children ever breastfed by year Percent
2015 78 %
2005 77 %
2000 67 %
1997 64 %
1993 60 %
Breasfeeding Rates by Ethnicity Percent
Asian / Pacific Islander 84 %
Hispanic / Latino 81 %
White 77 %
American Indian 66 %
African American 61 %
Breasfeeding Rates by Country Percent
Norway 98 %
Sweden 97 %
Australia 92 %
Canada 90 %
United States 78 %
United Kingdom 76 %
Ireland 57 %
Opinion Survey on Breastfeeding in Public Percent
Its wrong 3 %
Its unavoidable 22 %
Its perfectly natural 57 %
Its embarrassing 18 %
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Statistic Sources & References
Sources: Center for Disease Control and Prevention, National Health and Nutrition Examincation Survey, Statistic Brain Research Institute
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: September 2, 2016

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