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Table 6 Proportion (95% CI) of exclusive breastfed infants by age © , Nepal 2006 and 2011

From: Exclusive breastfeeding practices in relation to social and health determinants: a comparison of the 2006 and 2011 Nepal Demographic and Health Surveys

Infant’s age NDHS 2006 NDHS 2011
  N Prevalence (95% CI)# N Prevalence (95% CI)#
< one 52 90.6 (79.2-96.1) 15/17 78.4 (20.0-98.1)
One 68 85.3 (76.0-91.3) 32/34 86.1 (73.3-93.3)
Two 74 53.4 (41.8-64.7) 43/36 74.8 (57.0-87.0)
Three 87 53.5 (40.7-65.9) 47/50 70.0 (57.0-81.2)
Four 99 32.0 (19.9-47.0)* 50/49 65.5 (48.1-79.6)*
Five 102 33.1 (23.8-43.9) 40/36 33.1 (19.1-50.8)
<six months 482 53.2 (47.1-59.3) 227 66.3 (56.6-74.8)
  1. #the proportion represents the percentage after adjusting for study design and sample weight. This may not be equal to simple calculation of proportion. ©The age of the infant represents the age at the time of survey. *Statistically significant difference at p < 0.05.