Table 3

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

Outcome*

6-23 months**


Pneumonia Incidence

1.17 (0.37-3.65)[27]


Pneumonia Prevalence

1.93 (1.39-2.69)[18]


Pneumonia Mortality

1.92 (0.79-4.68)[19,23]


All-Cause Mortality

3.69 (1.49-9.17)[19,24]


*No studies reported hospitalizations among infants and young children 6-23 months of age

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

Lamberti et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13(Suppl 3):S18   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-S3-S18

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