Table 1

Data sources included in analysis
Survey type Breastfeeding initiation Exclusive/predominant/partial breastfeeding Continued breastfeeding
DHS 138 192 197
MICS 4 78 78
PAPFAM 6 6 6
RHS 1 23 26
Country-specific 12 34 56
Total 161 333 363

DHS, Demographic and Health Surveys; MICS, Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey; PAPFAM, Pan-Arab Project for Family Health; RHS, Reproductive Health Survey.

Roberts et al.

Roberts et al. BMC Medicine 2013 11:254   doi:10.1186/1741-7015-11-254

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