Table 19D
2011 Pediatric Nutrition Surveillance(1)
National
Summary of Trends in Breastfeeding Indicators by Race/Ethnicity
Children Aged Less Than 5 years (2)

Summary of Trends in Breastfeeding Indicators by Race/Ethnicity (3)
Breastfeeding (4)
Race/Ethnicity and Year

Number Included
in Analysis

%
Ever
Breastfed

Number Included
in Analysis

%
Breastfed
At Least
6 Months

Number Included
in Analysis

%
Breastfed
At Least
12 Months

White, Not Hispanic 2011 571,192 63.7 308,505

21.5

328,692

13.3

2010 646,250 60.2 356,574

20.8

387,700

12.5

2009 661,655 58.5 346,978

21.4

389,572

12.7

2008 656,691 57.7 338,088

20.5

383,365

12.2

2007 638,951 55.9 328,452

19.3

349,226

11.7

2006 559,606 56.6 282,443

20.0

293,598

13.3

2005 535,489 55.4 273,609

19.7

299,095

13.0

2004 577,914 53.8 295,108

18.8

310,618

12.7

2003 479,220 52.6 237,240

19.3

255,873

13.5

2002 427,916 51.0 235,051

18.6

243,022

12.1

 
Black, Not Hispanic 2011 364,507 54.1 182,038

18.8

207,134

11.4

2010 391,695 50.6 193,309

18.0

228,266

10.4

2009 411,171 48.8 195,958

19.7

235,225

12.3

2008 401,935 49.7 182,183

19.8

222,193

12.5

2007 401,429 46.9 186,767

18.2

206,657

11.3

2006 362,220 47.3 165,104

18.2

177,375

11.9

2005 327,559 46.4 152,600

18.4

174,080

12.0

2004 354,100 42.6 163,265

16.3

190,170

11.0

2003 296,353 41.6 140,154

16.3

160,412

10.7

2002 267,397 40.0 135,737

15.2

148,196

9.0

 
Hispanic 2011 503,545 77.9 267,515

36.0

334,465

26.8

2010 531,581 76.1 293,502

35.1

376,580

25.8

2009 571,184 74.4 301,268

38.4

388,735

28.3

2008 604,203 73.8 309,515

37.7

415,842

28.5

2007 601,022 72.4 305,954

36.4

362,706

26.8

2006 525,929 72.9 275,991

35.6

336,971

26.5

2005 455,203 71.1 245,636

33.2

314,397

25.7

2004 453,498 68.7 232,953

33.8

276,523

27.3

2003 398,490 68.0 194,066

33.5

246,698

25.9

2002 254,397 67.5 144,220

28.7

158,724

15.3

 
American Indian/Alaska Native 2011 14,598 68.9 7,644

27.6

9,478

16.8

2010 16,147 65.9 8,965

25.1

11,487

15.7

2009 16,329 63.8 9,139

27.2

10,801

17.3

2008 16,842 64.3 9,109

26.9

11,872

17.9

2007 17,289 63.1 9,643

26.3

11,871

17.8

2006 16,182 65.8 7,776

29.8

9,852

20.9

2005 13,272 61.5 6,889

24.7

8,496

17.7

2004 14,683 62.4 7,644

20.8

8,642

15.9

2003 11,858 55.7 6,014

22.3

7,576

17.4

2002 9,141 58.6 5,214

21.5

5,562

12.1

 
Asian/Pacific Islander 2011 43,084 71.5 20,517

34.4

25,957

21.7

2010 43,230 68.1 21,675

31.8

28,055

19.5

2009 44,081 65.4 20,878

32.4

27,760

21.6

2008 45,268 63.5 21,994

29.8

27,985

20.4

2007 42,994 60.4 19,522

28.7

23,260

18.6

2006 37,151 59.7 17,280

29.7

20,982

19.2

2005 39,048 59.4 16,941

29.6

21,245

20.0

2004 43,207 58.8 22,061

23.6

18,164

19.4

2003 38,507 53.6 19,516

21.8

20,863

13.0

2002 32,440 51.0 17,442

21.7

17,343

12.2

 
Multiple Races 2011 53,239 63.2 30,520

19.0

31,834

11.3

2010 56,228 60.3 33,036

18.6

35,813

11.4

2009 54,893 58.8 30,088

20.2

34,049

12.4

2008 47,001 59.9 25,362

19.8

29,621

12.0

2007 39,636 58.8 21,044

19.5

23,284

11.8

2006 32,199 58.5 16,430

19.4

16,338

12.0

2005 21,346 57.2 9,559

19.1

10,693

12.9

2004 2,117 50.8 811

19.6

1,209

10.9

2003 0 * 0 * 0 *
2002 0 * 0 * 0 *
 
All Other/Unknown 2011 4,092 64.0 1,388

24.9

1,800

14.7

2010 4,484 63.3 1,543

27.3

2,041

15.4

2009 9,847 77.8 7,470

37.8

6,431

25.6

2008 4,155 63.8 1,249

26.8

1,615

15.5

2007 5,683 65.1 3,052

27.0

2,101

15.4

2006 44,545 55.7 25,317

14.9

20,089

6.4

2005 124,037 57.4 46,025

23.6

41,336

15.2

2004 20,833 62.7 9,107

31.5

11,002

20.1

2003 20,449 61.2 9,013

31.4

10,555

19.6

2002 22,800 57.9 8,936

28.8

10,101

18.9

 
Total All Race/Ethnic Groups 2011 1,554,257 66.3 818,127

26.0

939,360

17.9

2010 1,689,615 63.2 908,604

25.1

1,069,942

16.9

2009 1,769,160 61.7 911,779

27.0

1,092,573

18.5

2008 1,776,095 61.7 887,500

26.6

1,092,493

18.7

2007 1,747,004 59.8 874,434

25.4

979,105

17.5

2006 1,577,832 60.1 790,341

25.2

875,205

18.1

2005 1,515,954 58.5 751,259

24.3

869,342

17.7

2004 1,466,352 56.1 730,949

23.4

816,328

17.5

2003 1,244,877 55.1 606,003

23.4

701,977

17.3

2002 1,014,091 52.5 546,600

20.7

582,948

12.3

(1) Reporting period is January 1 through December 31.
(2) Analyses based on one record per child.
(3) Excludes records with unknown data or errors.
(4) Infants born during the reporting period included in the Ever Breastfed analysis. Infants who turned 6 months of age during the reporting period by/on their date of visit included in the Breastfed At Least 6 Months analysis. Children who turned 12 months of age during the reporting period by/on their date of visit included in the Breastfed At Least 12 Months analysis.
* Percentages are not calculated if < 100 records are available for analysis after exclusions.