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Oregon PRAMS: 1998-99 Results

How many weeks old was your baby the first time you fed him or her anything besides breast milk? Include formula, baby food, juice, cow's milk, or anything else.

Percent

0/I didn't breastfeed my baby .5%
My baby was less than 1 week old 9.6%
1 - 2 11.8%
3 - 4 15.2%
5 - 6 7.1%
7 - 8 8.3%
9 - 10 8.8%
11 - 12 7.0%
> 12 2.0%
I haven't fed my baby anything besides breast milk 29.8%
(n = 1,403); categorized variable
Denominator is respondents whose new baby is alive and living with them now and breastfed their new baby for a week or more and who chose the responses above.

  • All results are weighted.
  • These results are for surveys that were mailed to mothers from November 1998 through October 1999. Child's dates of birth were from 8/1/98 through 8/9/99.
  • The number of respondents (n) is the number of women who chose the responses above.
  • Percents may not add to 100.0 due to rounding.

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