Canadian Community Health Survey - Annual Component (CCHS)

Breastfeeding of female, proportion

Breastfeeding refers to feeding a baby with breast milk during a given period of time. Breastfeeding could be initiated for a short period of time; or it could be, for a specified period, the exclusive source of food for the baby.

Female refers to a person whose sex is female.

The data for this variable are reported using the following measurements:

  • Age standardized rate
  • Percentage
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