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Breastfeeding Report Card 2010, 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. National75.043.022.433.013.3
Alabama64.630.015.923.38.8
Alaska83.357.132.743.623.1
Arizona78.849.625.334.512.7
Arkansas61.327.512.623.011.8
California86.653.831.440.417.2
Colorado88.757.729.346.822.5
Connecticut71.049.321.739.019.5
Delaware71.543.220.331.711.5
Dist of Columbia65.444.123.729.111.7
Florida73.438.017.330.69.9
Georgia64.833.517.925.19.7
Hawaii87.560.433.142.316.0
Idaho88.953.230.841.521.8
Illinois70.236.016.427.911.2
Indiana70.537.816.929.210.5
Iowa74.442.319.235.515.7
Kansas79.647.420.237.318.5
Kentucky58.729.613.126.412.0
Louisiana56.620.29.822.07.8
Maine75.248.227.645.518.2
Maryland73.445.517.932.410.8
Massachusetts77.650.123.337.920.5
Michigan70.138.622.928.710.1
Minnesota81.951.726.649.020.4
Mississippi52.522.58.015.26.5
Missouri72.638.219.428.212.4
Montana88.555.434.850.823.0
Nebraska75.547.023.938.812.4
Nevada82.343.220.835.112.4
New Hampshire78.650.025.947.218.8
New Jersey72.142.319.829.810.0
New Mexico82.549.024.846.818.7
New York81.447.424.932.814.4
North Carolina73.535.919.428.28.7
North Dakota73.241.220.740.915.2
Ohio64.837.520.334.812.8
Oklahoma65.027.412.222.66.7
Oregon86.562.239.650.523.7
Pennsylvania63.836.218.534.010.8
Rhode Island70.845.122.729.012.1
South Carolina63.829.612.023.16.9
South Dakota76.948.522.743.615.8
Tennessee65.429.817.224.49.2
Texas75.843.621.827.611.1
Utah89.858.335.441.316.3
Vermont86.258.439.745.222.3
Virginia77.342.823.932.614.2
Washington87.959.933.443.821.2
West Virginia53.025.912.518.37.0
Wisconsin76.348.123.539.316.4
Wyoming78.252.529.048.516.7
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Immunization Survey, 2007 births. http://www.cdc.gov/breastfeeding/data/NIS_data/index.htm

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