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Table 1 Illustration of the effect of breastfeeding promotion on the proportion of infants breastfed, by degree of breastfeeding and age

From: The Lives Saved Tool (LiST) as a model for diarrhea mortality reduction

  0 to 1 month 1 to 5 months
Breastfeeding Baseline After promotion Breastfeeding Baseline
Exclusive 62.0% 69.6% 40.2% 54.5%
Predominant 25.0% 20.0% 29.1% 22.1%
Partial 10.3% 8.2% 29.2% 22.2%
None 2.7% 2.2% 1.5% 1.1%
  1. Breastfeeding promotion scaled from 40% to 80% of pregnant women.