Table 3

The effect of not breastfeeding on selected outcomes in children 6-23 months of age

6-11 months*

6-23 months*

12-23 months*


Outcome


Diarrhea Incidence

1.32 (1.06-1.63)[22,27]

-

-



Diarrhea Prevalence

2.63 (1.04-6.65)[22,27,31]

2.07 (1.49-2.88)[21,22,27,31]

1.39 (1.07-1.80)[21,31]



Diarrhea Mortality

1.47 (0.67-3.25)[19,35]

2.18 (1.14-4.16)[15,19,35]

2.57 (1.10-6.01)[15,35]



All-Cause Mortality

5.66 (1.86-17.20)[19]

3.69 (1.49-9.17)[19,21]

2.23 (0.65-7.59)[21]



Diarrhea Hospitalization

6.05 (2.44-14.97)[29]

-

-


*Effect reported as RR (95% CI)[Ref]; Any breastfeeding is reference category

Lamberti et al. BMC Public Health 2011 11(Suppl 3):S15   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-11-S3-S15

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