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Ever breastfed in Alaska

Ever breastfed

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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

PROVIDER

Definition

The percentage of resident persons with a live birth who reported ever breastfeeding or pumping breast milk to feed their baby by Alaska Public Health Region.  Region is determined by maternal residence, not site of delivery. 
Did you ever breastfeed or pump breast milk to feed your new baby after delivery, even for a short period of time?

Data Source

Alaska Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) for 20122021, Alaska Division of Public Health's Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology Unit. https://health.alaska.gov/dph/wcfh/Pages/mchepi/prams/data.aspx
More data on this topic can be found using the Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Data Visualization Tool Version 0.1.0: Alaska Department of Health, Division of Public Health, Section of Women's, Children's, and Family Health; https://alaska-dph.shinyapps.io/PRAMS/
accessed on: 2024-04-29.

Notes

*Data may be unreliable. Number of respondents was at least 30 but less than 60.
The percentages reported above have been produced by weighting the survey results so that estimates better represent the Alaska population. 

Last Updated

May 2023