TABLE 1

Percentage of Infants Fed Each of 7 Categories of Liquid or Solid Food in the Previous 7 Days, According to Infant Age

In Hospital (n = 2907)Age, wk
3–6 (1 mo) (n_1961)7–10 (2 mo) (n_2240)11–14 (3 mo) (n_2302)15–18 (4 mo) (n_2101)19–23 (5 mo) (n_2139)24–28 (6 mo) (n_2046)29–35 (7½ mo) (n_1990)36–42 (9 mo) (n_1920)43–50 (10½ mo) (n_1779)51–59 (1 y) (n_1782)
Breast milk or formula100.0100.099.999.999.799.799.799.599.296.658.3
 Breast milk83.374.065.461.057.254.650.145.941.736.825.9
 Infant formula52.057.261.160.562.964.767.368.970.870.936.4
Water product15.511.8
 Water3.310.4
 Sugar water12.92.3
Any cereal5.411.718.340.271.286.191.896.396.197.0
 Baby cereal5.411.618.239.970.883.786.283.471.446.6
 Other cereal/starches0.00.41.02.26.117.439.371.785.793.3
Any fruit or vegetable1.73.76.716.847.080.796.098.999.099.2
 100% juice1.73.15.07.919.333.450.362.868.576.9
 Fruit0.01.02.810.437.471.391.397.098.398.4
 Vegetables0.00.51.47.635.873.192.797.297.998.7
Any meat or meat substitute0.00.30.71.06.422.048.678.490.296.6
 Meat, chicken, combination0.00.30.50.75.821.047.276.387.793.8
 Fish/shellfish0.00.00.00.10.10.21.03.97.817.7
 Peanut/peanut butter0.00.10.20.10.10.30.61.76.525.1
 Eggs0.00.00.20.30.51.74.514.228.659.2
 Soy foods0.00.00.10.20.30.71.22.73.75.8
Other milk products0.50.91.11.82.77.315.937.162.793.9
 Cow’s milk0.50.50.30.40.71.21.55.317.381.2
 Other milk0.00.20.30.40.40.41.01.72.67.1
 Other dairy foods0.00.30.71.11.96.014.534.057.080.1
Any fatty/sugared foods0.40.71.31.72.74.89.823.640.966.2
 Sweet drinks0.40.71.11.52.33.14.26.29.414.6
 French fries0.00.00.10.20.41.53.814.325.742.9
 Candy/cookies/cake0.00.10.20.20.51.53.912.325.652.2
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