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Change Indicator

Breastfeeding at 12 months in Alaska

Breastfeeding at 12 months

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Note: Non-consecutive years appear adjacent in the trend line
because one or more years have been deselected.

Definition and Source



The percentage of parents of 3-year-olds born in Alaska who reported breastfeeding for at least twelve months by Alaska Public Health Region.
Please select the statement that best describes how you fed your child.  
- I never fed any breast milk to my child.
- I fed breast milk to my child for less than 1 month.
- I fed breast milk to my child for 1 month or more. 
 > ___________
# of months

Data Source

Alaska Childhood Understanding Behaviors Survey (CUBS) for 20092019, Alaska Department of Health


Breastfeeding indicators are calculated by year of child's birth rather than survey year.
The percentages reported above have been produced by weighting the survey results so that estimates better represent the Alaska population. 

Last Updated

April 2023