Chapter 3. Infant Feeding

Table 3.7. Percent of babies who were given the following in vitamin or mineral drops or pills at least 3 days a week in the past 2 weeks by infant age1,2

Infant Feeding Practices Study II

Infant age in months N Fluoride Iron Vitamin D Other vitamins None of these
Neonatal 2,990 1.1 2.9 4.2 3.3 93.0
2 2,526 1.1 3.1 5.6 4.3 92.0
3 2,375 1.2 3.6 6.6 5.1 91.1
4 2,227 1.5 3.4 6.5 5.1 91.3
5 2,169 1.5 4.0 7.1 5.4 90.6
6 2,081 3.6 4.4 6.6 6.2 88.9
7 2,007 8.7 5.5 6.5 7.6 84.2
9 1,931 10.2 5.8 6.1 7.0 83.2
10 1,800 11.0 6.7 6.5 8.2 82.0
12 1,798 11.5 7.2 6.9 10.5 79.2

1Table is based on variables: N45A-E, M2A3A-E, M3A3A-E, M4A3A-E, M5A3A-E, M6A3A-E, M7A3A-E, M9A3A-E, MXA3A-E, MWA3A-E
2Row percentages do not add up to 100% because mothers could choose all that apply