Determinants of exclusive breastfeeding in Nigeria

  title={Determinants of exclusive breastfeeding in Nigeria},
  author={Kingsley Emwinyore Agho and Michael J. Dibley and Justice I. Odiase and Sunday M. Ogbonmwan},
  booktitle={BMC pregnancy and childbirth},
BACKGROUND Exclusive breast feeding (EBF) has important protective effects on the survival of infants and decreases risk for many early-life diseases. The purpose of this study was to assess the factors associated with EBF in Nigeria. METHODS Data on 658 children less than 6 months of age were obtained from the Nigeria Demographic and Health Survey (NDHS) 2003. The 2003 NDHS was a multi-stage cluster sample survey of 7864 households. EBF rates were examined against a set of individual… CONTINUE READING
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