Disparities Details by Country of Birth for 2012
MICH-21.4 : Infants breastfed exclusively through 3 months (percent)
This chart compares rates by population.
Error Bar (I) represents the 95% confidence interval.
Additional footnotes may apply to these data. Please refer to footnotes below the data table for further information.
See also Disparities Overview by Country of Birth for MICH-21.4
MICH-21.4 Increase the proportion of infants who are breastfed exclusively through 3 months
Infants breastfed exclusively through 3 months (percent)
|Country of Birth||2012||Disparity|
|Outside US|| 49.1
Data are subject to revision and may have changed since a previous release.
Unless noted otherwise, any age-adjusted data are adjusted using the year 2000 standard population.
Data are not available or not collected for populations not shown.
CI: 95% confidence interval.
- The better group rate for this objective, 49.1%, was attained by persons who were born outside the US.
- The worse group rate for this objective, 43.2%, was attained by persons who were born in the US.
- The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 5.8 percentage points.
- The best group rate was 1.134 times the worst group rate.
Mothers born outside the US achieved the better group rate for this objective, 49.1%.
The better group rate was 1.134 times the rate among mothers born in the US.