TABLE 1.

Breastfeeding Rates for Infants in the United States: Any (Exclusive)

Actual: 2001Healthy People 2010 Goals4
Initiation1256 mo1251 y132Initiation6 mo1 y
All women70% (46%)33% (17%)18%75%50%25%
Black53% (27%)22% (11%)12%
Hispanic73% (36%)33% (16%)18%
AsianNANANA
White72% (53%)34% (19%)18%
  • NA indicates that the data are not available.