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Breastfeeding Report Card 2011, United States: Outcome Indicators

NOTE: Percents in bold are those that have met the Healthy People 2020 objective.

StateEver BreastfedBreastfeeding at 6 monthsBreastfeeding at 12 monthsExclusive breastfeeding at 3 monthsExclusive breastfeeding at 6 monthsPercent of breastfed infants receiving formula before 2 days
U.S. National74.644.323.835.014.824.5
Alabama56.724.48.019.85.928.9
Alaska84.245.525.637.717.118.5
Arizona78.452.022.336.112.328.8
Arkansas63.934.016.029.913.720.1
California86.659.140.048.125.723.8
Colorado80.055.626.846.324.017.4
Connecticut74.447.125.043.416.219.1
Delaware71.840.718.231.611.422.8
Dist of Columbia74.848.632.434.817.131.4
Florida79.539.020.231.712.931.4
Georgia71.636.718.527.110.132.5
Hawaii85.052.431.242.420.823.9
Idaho84.561.231.449.522.112.3
Illinois70.644.521.735.314.326.1
Indiana67.431.412.829.711.415.1
Iowa78.051.928.837.217.016.9
Kansas75.441.021.633.510.621.7
Kentucky57.832.918.624.29.815.5
Louisiana48.918.27.020.57.818.0
Maine73.549.231.638.618.518.9
Maryland78.545.227.032.013.130.9
Massachusetts76.946.020.442.814.116.5
Michigan69.342.918.231.316.317.9
Minnesota82.550.924.145.015.016.0
Mississippi50.322.410.519.25.724.4
Missouri64.235.115.629.312.017.9
Montana82.861.128.151.923.08.0
Nebraska72.844.425.537.913.419.1
Nevada80.145.623.832.611.527.8
New Hampshire82.458.231.350.519.615.5
New Jersey75.345.924.426.810.338.0
New Mexico73.151.827.143.514.916.0
New York78.247.727.732.713.733.2
North Carolina67.337.019.628.18.229.3
North Dakota71.446.123.641.018.712.4
Ohio66.840.416.831.18.617.9
Oklahoma67.536.117.929.511.915.6
Oregon91.262.534.550.321.015.1
Pennsylvania63.437.617.733.414.417.9
Rhode Island70.438.019.333.012.923.6
South Carolina62.526.514.523.07.129.3
South Dakota69.944.524.338.815.216.3
Tennessee65.635.514.827.912.820.3
Texas75.242.223.030.613.530.5
Utah84.561.529.344.117.021.8
Vermont85.263.237.158.925.58.5
Virginia79.140.822.936.514.525.5
Washington89.060.235.049.123.018.0
West Virginia54.126.211.921.75.624.8
Wisconsin73.744.524.938.214.714.0
Wyoming83.248.221.447.917.211.6
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Immunization Survey, Provisional Data, 2008 births. http://www.cdc.gov/breastfeeding/data/NIS_data/index.htm

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