Chapter 3. Infant Feeding

Table 3.93. Percent of mothers of 2-month old infants who compared brands of infant formula by selected demographics1, among mothers who looked at the ingredient list

Infant Feeding Practices Study II

  N Yes No Total (%)
ALL 840 54.3 45.7 100
Age
18-24 214 45.3 54.7 100
25-29 269 56.9 43.1 100
30-34 221 58.8 41.2 100
35+ 136 55.9 44.1 100
Parity
Primiparous 256 55.5 44.5 100
Multiparous 561 54.4 45.6 100
Education
HS or less 185 50.3 49.7 100
Some college 333 56.2 43.8 100
College graduate 242 57.0 43.0 100
Income (% of poverty)
< 185% 358 49.4 50.6 100
185- < 350% 296 60.1 39.9 100
>=350% 186 54.3 45.7 100
WIC Participant
No 455 60.2 39.8 100
Yes 385 47.3 52.7 100
Race
White 676 56.5 43.5 100
Black 41 36.6 63.4 100
Hispanic 61 37.7 62.3 100
Region
Northeast 155 54.8 45.2 100
Midwest 256 56.3 43.8 100
South 303 52.5 47.5 100
West 126 54.0 46.0 100

1Table is based on variables: M2E13