Rural-urban differences in breastfeeding initiation in the United States.

@article{Sparks2010RuralurbanDI,
  title={Rural-urban differences in breastfeeding initiation in the United States.},
  author={Patrice Johnelle Sparks},
  journal={Journal of human lactation : official journal of International Lactation Consultant Association},
  year={2010},
  volume={26 2},
  pages={
          118-29
        }
}
Research has noted a rural disadvantage in breastfeeding initiation; however, most previous research has been based on nonrepresentative samples and has been limited in its ability to compare racial/ethnic differences in breastfeeding initiation based on residential location. This research fills this gap by examining a nationally representative sample of births using the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study-Birth Cohort (ECLS-B) to explore associations between rural-urban residence and maternal… CONTINUE READING
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