PERCENT CHILDREN BREASTFED AT 12 MONTHS BY STATE (2004)

AND STATE INFANT MORTALTY RATE (2004) N = 51: 2007 FD

 

 

< 15 %†††††††††††††††††† 15-19 %†††††††††††††††† 20-24 %†††††††††††††††† >25 %

N = 10†††††††††††††††††† N = 15†††††††††††††††††† N = 14†††††††††††††††††† N = 12

 

M: 2258†††††††††††††††† 6518††††††††††††††††††††† 4477††††††††††††††††††††† 1314

F: 2178††††††††††††††††† 6187††††††††††††††††††††† 4196††††††††††††††††††††† 1297

Ś: 4436††††††††††††††††† 12705††††††††††††††††††† 8673††††††††††††††††††††† 2611;††† Total: = 28425

%: 15†††††††††††††††††††† 45††††††††††††††††††††††††† 31††††††††††††††††††††††††† 9

 

90% (9/10) States With Less Than 15% of Children Breastfeeding At 12 Months Have Highest † Infant Mortality Rates

 

83% (10/12) States With Greater Than 25% of Children Breastfeeding At 12 Months Have Lowest †††††††††††††† Infant Mortality Rates

 

60% (9/15) States With Second Lowest Breastfeeding At 12 Months (15-19%) Have Higher Infant Mortality †††††††††††††† Rates.

 

57% (8/14) States With Second Highest Breastfeeding At 12 Months †(20-24%) Have Lower Infant Mortality †††††††††††††† Rates .

 

CDC (2008). Breastfeeding PracticesóResults from the National Immunization Survey. Center for

†††††††††††††† Disease Control. http://www.cdc.gov/breastfeeding/data/NIS_data/index.htm

 

Minino, A.M , et al (2007) Deaths: Final Data for 2004. CDC. National Vital Statistics Report. V55(19). † Table 32.. Hyattsville, MD http://www.cdc.gov/nchs August 21.

 

Prescott, J.W. (2008). Table 13: Breastfeeding At 12 Months of Age By State and Infant Mortality Rate. †††††††††††††† October 18.( Revised 16 Feb 10).†††††