Dataset: The Health of Houston Survey 2010

Variable brsfd_6m: Breastfed for at least six months

Literal Question

This variable was created from responses to the question: R17. How long did you breastfeed (your last baby)?

Descriptive Text

The variable was recoded by collapsing categories of specific lengths of time for breastfeeding into two categories: less than six months or six months and longer. The universe for this variable includes all female respondents age 18 and older who have given birth in the past 5 years. This question was not asked in the mail survey.

Values Categories N NW
1 Yes 168 98,013.1
2 No 160 98,817.7
0 NIU - never breastfed 6166 3,889,058.2

Summary Statistics

Valid cases 328 196830.805
Missing cases 6166 3889058.195
This variable is numeric


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