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Table 1 Breastfeeding initiation, year and source

From: The effect of family policies and public health initiatives on breastfeeding initiation among 18 high-income countries: a qualitative comparative analysis research design

Country Percent Initiation Year Source
Australia 92 2004 [4]
Austria 93.2 2005 [41]
Belgium 65.9 2007 [4]
Canada 84.5 2003 [4]
Denmark 98 2001 [4]
Finland 93 2005 [4]
France 63 2003 [42]
Ireland 47.7 2005 [43]
Italy 81.1 2005 [4]
Japan 96.6 2005 [4]
Netherlands 79 2005 [4]
New Zealand 87.8 2006 [4]
Norway 99 2006 [4]
Portugal 91 2003 [4]
Spain 77.2 2006 [4]
Sweden 97.6 2006 [4]
United Kingdom 77 2005 [4]
United States 74.2 2005 [4]