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Breastfeeding Report Card 2009, United States: Outcome Indicators

NOTE: Percents in bold are those that have met the Healthy People 2010 goal.

StateEver BreastfedBreastfeeding at 6 monthsBreastfeeding at 12 monthsExclusive breastfeeding at 3 monthsExclusive breastfeeding at 6 months
U.S. National73.943.422.733.113.6
Alabama58.826.611.424.26.3
Alaska88.548.926.245.516.9
Arizona76.545.322.329.711.9
Arkansas61.526.910.623.66.3
California84.753.031.142.418.6
Colorado82.559.530.549.222.6
Connecticut74.941.923.335.114.4
Delaware66.732.815.428.17.5
Dist of Columbia69.645.620.231.313.3
Florida75.737.218.230.711.9
Georgia62.536.418.128.014.8
Hawaii88.256.335.044.922.4
Idaho79.855.125.346.717.7
Illinois69.538.715.928.511.9
Indiana71.137.218.928.910.6
Iowa68.133.215.832.310.6
Kansas78.143.823.636.016.8
Kentucky53.628.915.827.29.4
Louisiana49.120.79.917.85.0
Maine75.045.726.038.718.1
Maryland76.443.325.428.510.1
Massachusetts78.244.724.539.013.5
Michigan64.831.214.423.510.7
Minnesota79.951.624.739.815.0
Mississippi48.320.18.716.84.6
Missouri65.333.114.924.88.5
Montana82.756.830.640.820.5
Nebraska76.846.222.631.711.9
Nevada79.345.322.531.89.7
New Hampshire78.455.130.542.620.6
New Jersey81.453.027.429.713.2
New Mexico72.642.225.733.214.0
New York76.449.428.924.99.6
North Carolina66.936.718.930.213.1
North Dakota71.137.620.633.711.1
Ohio58.529.712.022.49.1
Oklahoma65.627.412.430.68.4
Oregon91.463.037.056.620.8
Pennsylvania67.635.819.429.310.1
Rhode Island75.440.419.831.88.7
South Carolina61.330.413.925.59.6
South Dakota76.847.522.136.517.6
Tennessee58.837.914.828.212.8
Texas78.248.725.334.214.2
Utah92.869.533.950.824.0
Vermont80.159.538.449.223.5
Virginia79.748.325.838.718.8
Washington86.458.035.048.825.3
West Virginia58.827.212.621.38.4
Wisconsin75.548.625.945.216.8
Wyoming84.250.826.746.216.8
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Immunization Survey, Provisional Data, 2006 births.www.cdc.gov/breastfeeding/data/NIS_data/index.htm

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