Breastfeeding practices by province and territory (Number)

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Breastfeeding practices by province and territory
(Number)
  2011 2012 2013 2014
  number
Breastfeeding initiation      
Canada 1,370,544 1,428,053 .. ..
Newfoundland and Labrador 10,231E 12,719E .. ..
Prince Edward Island 4,357E 2,559E .. ..
Nova Scotia 33,357 31,847 29,747 32,065
New Brunswick 22,672 25,168 24,960 24,216
Quebec 317,138 357,422 337,595 320,373
Ontario 522,732 520,851 604,213 541,953
Manitoba 54,049 48,161 .. ..
Saskatchewan 38,067 49,673 .. ..
Alberta 188,214 173,025 207,409 211,179
British Columbia 173,992 200,991 .. ..
Yukon 1,874 2,288 .. ..
Northwest Territories 2,268E 2,069E 2,476 2,019
Nunavut 1,592E 1,279E 2,444 2,907E
Exclusive breastfeeding        
Canada 407,875 356,368 .. ..
Newfoundland and Labrador F 3,447E .. ..
Prince Edward Island F F .. ..
Nova Scotia 10,215E 6,848E 12,094E 10,713E
New Brunswick 6,377E 8,416E 6,614E 4,652E
Quebec 77,365 59,749 81,910 78,928
Ontario 156,055 119,946 208,722 154,488
Manitoba 20,494E 10,983E .. ..
Saskatchewan 11,133E 20,206E .. ..
Alberta 50,229 46,699 65,794 64,264
British Columbia 70,830 78,262 .. ..
Yukon F 1,031E .. ..
Northwest Territories F F 881E 916E
Nunavut F F F 700E

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