Skip to main content

Table 2 BFH prevalence, percentage of births at BFH and exclusive breastfeeding (Excl. BF) prevalence in some EU countries [5] and Iran.

From: Breastfeeding in Iran: prevalence, duration and current recommendations

Country Year BFHs/total hospitals % of birth at BFHs Excl. BF at 4 mo. (%) Excl. BF at 6 mo. (%)
Austria 1998 14/110 12 79 46
Germany 1998 18/1100 3 33 10
Italy 2000 7/700 1 47 13
Lithuania 2002 3/54 12 _ 14
Portugal 1998 0/60 0 _ 9
Sweden 2000 52/52 100 68 34
Iran 2006 466/566 ≈80 57 28