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Tier 2 - Determinants of health

2.20 Breastfeeding practices

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This measure reports on the breastfeeding status of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander infants, breastfeeding duration, breastfeeding and other sources of food, and reasons mothers stopped breastfeeding.

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Data tables: 2.20 Breastfeeding practices
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List of tables in measure 2.20


  • Table D2.20.1: Breastfeeding status, by remoteness, Indigenous Australian infants aged 0–3, 2018–19

  • Table D2.20.2: Breastfeeding status, by jurisdiction, Indigenous Australian infants aged 0–3, 2018–19

  • Table D2.20.3: Breastfeeding status by selected household characteristics, Indigenous Australian infants aged 0–3, 2018–19

  • Table D2.20.4: Breastfeeding status, by remoteness, Indigenous Australian infants aged 0–3, 2004–05, 2008, 2012–13, 2014–15 and 2018–19

  • Table D2.20.5: Breastfeeding status, by Indigenous status and remoteness, infants aged 0–2, 2017–18 and 2018–19

  • Table D2.20.6: Breastfeeding status, by Indigenous status and jurisdiction, infants aged 0–2, 2017–18 and 2018–19

Data sources

  • National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey
  • National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Survey
  • Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey
  • National Health Survey

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