Babies in the WIC Program Who Are

Breast-fed Exclusively at 3 Months


Babies in the WIC Program Who Are Breast-fed Exclusively at 3 Months

Year Kansas Rate US Rate
2005 12.5% 13.6%
2006 10.1% 10.3%
2007 18.5% 10.2%
2008 14.0% 12.9%
Demographic Group: Low-income children aged < 5 years.
Data Source: CDC Pediatric & Pregnancy Nutrition Surveillance System
http://www.cdc.gov/pednss/
Numerator: Low-income children aged < 5 years who are in the WIC* program and were breast-fed exclusively for at least 3 months.
Denominator: Low-income children aged < 5 years who are in the WIC* program, excluding records with unknown data or errors.
Unit: percentage
Notes: *Assumes 98% WIC participation
Change Log: 3/26/2009
  • Source citing was removed from the chart image and placed in the footnotes.

5/28/2009

  • A footer table was created consisting of demographic group, source citing, numerator, denominator, notes, and change log information.

4/29/2010

  • Data for the year 2008 added to chart and table.