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Table 2 Life table estimates of percentages of women exclusive breastfeeding by age of child and type of PNMRa state

From: Changes in exclusive breastfeeding practices and its determinants in India, 1992–2006: analysis of national survey data

  NFHS-1 NFHS-3
At exact age (in month) High PNMR state Medium/low PNMR state Any PNMR state High PNMR state Medium/low PNMR state Any PNMR state
1 52 52 52 61 69 65
2 41 43 42 48 59 52
3 31 35 33 41 51 45
4 24 23 24 29 34 31
5 19 19 19 20 24 21
6 15 13 14 12 16 14
7 8 7 7 12 8 11
8 7 5 6 3 7 5
9 5 4 4 3 4 3
10 4 3 3 3 2 3
11 4 2 3 1 3 2
12 3 2 3 0 2 1
  1. a PNMR Post Neonatal Mortality Rates