Indices of Multiple Deprivation predict breastfeeding duration in England and Wales.

@article{Brown2010IndicesOM,
  title={Indices of Multiple Deprivation predict breastfeeding duration in England and Wales.},
  author={Amy E Brown and Peter C. Raynor and David Benton and Michelle Dongeun Lee},
  journal={European journal of public health},
  year={2010},
  volume={20 2},
  pages={231-5}
}
BACKGROUND To investigate the association between breastfeeding duration and socio-economic status as measured by the English and Welsh Indices of Multiple Deprivation (IMD). METHODS Total 216 multiparous women whose youngest or only child was between 6 and 24 months completed a retrospective questionnaire study of infant feeding between birth and 26 weeks. Measurements included breast-feeding history; socio-economic demography and IMD. RESULTS Breastfeeding duration was associated with… CONTINUE READING