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Relevant Population Characteristics for Breastfeeding (Ever)

Relevant Population Characteristics

Women are more likely to breastfeed their babies if they are: White, of Hispanic ethnicity, college-educated, married, or over age 35. The Mountain and Pacific states have the highest proportion of breastfeeding nationwide. In the Utah WIC Program, the highest rates are found in Park City and Provo.

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Content updated: Fri, 26 May 2017 10:19:43 MDT