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New mothers breastfeeding by Race and Ethnicity in Indiana

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Definition and Source



The percentage of births to mothers who reported breastfeeding at the time of hospital discharge by race and ethnicity.

Data Source

Indiana State Department of Health, Epidemiology Resource Center, Data Analysis Team.

Original natality reports available at


Data is for Calendar Year.
L.N.E. signifies a low number event. When the number of new mothers breastfeeding in a given county and year is fewer than 5, the data is suppressed to protect the confidentiality of individuals.

Last Updated

April 2023