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Table 4 Age when formula feeding commenced and sugar was first added to infant formula

From: Feeding practices among children attending child welfare clinics in Ragama MOH area: a descriptive cross-sectional study

Age Frequency (n = 351) Percentage (%)
Age at which formula feeding started   
0-6 months 61 17.4
7-12 months 151 43.0
13-18 months 52 14.8
19-24 months 46 13.1
25-30 months 14 4
31-36 months 25 7.1
> 36 months 2 0.6
Age at which sugar added to infant formula   
Not added sugar 21 6.0
0-6 months 12 3.4
7-12 months 132 37.6
13-18 months 58 16.5
19-24 months 61 17.4
25-30 months 19 5.4
31-36 months 39 11.1
> 36 months 9 2.6