Disparities Details by Sex for 2012
MICH-21.5 : Infants breastfed exclusively through 6 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 Sex for MICH-21.5
MICH-21.5 Increase the proportion of infants who are breastfed exclusively through 6 months
Infants breastfed exclusively through 6 months (percent)
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, 23.3%, was attained by the female children.
- The worse group rate for this objective, 20.6%, was attained by the male population.
- The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 2.8 percentage points.
- The best group rate was 1.134 times the worst group rate.
Female children achieved the better group rate for this objective, 23.3%.
The better group rate was 1.134 times the rate for male children.