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Table 2 Different breastfeeding behaviors of the first child in different age groups

From: Breastfeeding duration of different age groups and its associated factors among Chinese women: a cross-sectional study

  1930–1938 1939–1948 1949–1958 1959–1968 1969–1974 Total
Breastfeeding duration/months, (SD) 15.4 (9.2) 14.8 (8.2) 14.7 (8.9) 12.8 (7.2) 13.1 (7.2) 14.1 (8.2)
Any breastfeeding, % 94.9 95.6 95.6 94.9 95.4 95.3
Breastfeeding at 6 months, % 91.2 92.0 91.8 89.4 89.2 90.9
Breastfeeding at 12 months, % 81.3 78.9 74.1 65.3 65.0 72.2
Median of bf duration/ months 12 12 12 12 12 12