Table 3.

Percentage of Infants 2 to 7 Months of Age Reported as Experiencing Diarrhea or Ear Infection, by Feeding Category in the Preceding Month

Feeding Category (% Breast Milk)DiarrheaEar Infection
Breast milk only (100)5.46.8
High mixed (89–99)4.86.6
Middle mixed (58–88)6.49.4
Low mixed (1–57)8.511.1
Formula only (0)11.413.2