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Table 2 The demographic and health survey characteristics of children in Sub-Saharan Africa

From: Magnitude and determinants of breastfeeding initiation within one hour among reproductive women in Sub-Saharan Africa; evidence from demographic and health survey data: a multilevel study

Country Survey year Number study participants (n) Percentage EIBF
Angola 2015–16 11,572 48.34
Burkina Faso 2010 14,662 43.26
Benin 2017–18 12,159 55.15
Burundi 2016–17 12,111 85.86
CDR 2011 17,780 51.78
Congo 2013 8,200 23.58
Cote d’ Ivoire 2011 7,258 27.21
Cameron 2018 8,999 54.20
Ethiopia 2016 10,053 73.12
Gabon 2012 4,146 38.42
Ghana 2014 5,698 55.62
Gambia 2013 7,471 53.57
Guinea 2018 7,453 45.09
Kenya 2013 20,508 66.35
Comoros 2012 2,218 36.74
Liberia 2013 7,091 59.68
Lesotho 2014 2,569 70.54
Mali 2018 8,795 66.54
Malawi 2015–16 16,400 81.00
Niger 2012 11,460 56.63
Nigeria 2018 4,051 74.47
Namibia 2013 7,679 79.62
Ruanda 2014–15 8,509 78.61
Serra Leone 2019 10,964 51.92
Senegal 2010–11 17,426 27.85
Chad 2014 6,683 59.04
Togo 2013–14 9,129 53.34
Tanzania 2014–15 14,409 67.76
Uganda 2016 3,291 75.63
South Africa 2016 8,841 78.57
Zambia 2018 4,267 58.19
Zimbabwe 2015 32,013 43.26
All   328,789 100%
  1. CDR Congo democratic republic