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Table 3 The effect of not breastfeeding on selected outcomes in children 6-23 months of age

From: Breastfeeding and the risk for diarrhea morbidity and mortality

  6-11 months* 6-23 months* 12-23 months*
Outcome    
Diarrhea Incidence 1.32 (1.06-1.63)[22, 27] - -
Diarrhea Prevalence 2.63 (1.04-6.65)[22, 27, 31] 2.07 (1.49-2.88)[21, 22, 27, 31] 1.39 (1.07-1.80)[21, 31]
Diarrhea Mortality 1.47 (0.67-3.25)[19, 35] 2.18 (1.14-4.16)[15, 19, 35] 2.57 (1.10-6.01)[15, 35]
All-Cause Mortality 5.66 (1.86-17.20)[19] 3.69 (1.49-9.17)[19, 21] 2.23 (0.65-7.59)[21]
Diarrhea Hospitalization 6.05 (2.44-14.97)[29] - -
  1. *Effect reported as RR (95% CI)[Ref]; Any breastfeeding is reference category