Breastfeeding practices by province and territory (Percent)

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Breastfeeding practices by province and territory
(Percent)
  2011 2012 2013 2014
  %
Breastfeeding initiation      
Canada 88.4 90.3 .. ..
Newfoundland and Labrador 54.3 59.3 .. ..
Prince Edward Island 91.8 59.4E .. ..
Nova Scotia 80.2 86.7 83.9 88.6
New Brunswick 69.5 78.5 79.6 75.0
Quebec 88.7 89.9 89.9 87.3
Ontario 87.1 90.4 91.8 89.8
Manitoba 94.4 91.1 .. ..
Saskatchewan 85.3 86.0 .. ..
Alberta 93.3 91.3 95.1 95.1
British Columbia 94.2 97.2 .. ..
Yukon 93.0 99.2 .. ..
Northwest Territories 97.7 92.5 87.0 90.1
Nunavut 73.0 85.4 70.9 78.3
Exclusive breastfeeding        
Canada 27.8 24.2 .. ..
Newfoundland and Labrador F 17.1E .. ..
Prince Edward Island F F .. ..
Nova Scotia 26.5E 20.1E 34.5E 30.7E
New Brunswick 20.9E 27.3E 21.5E 15.8E
Quebec 22.6 16.1 23.4 23.5
Ontario 27.3 22.4 33.3 27.5
Manitoba 37.0 21.9E .. ..
Saskatchewan 25.8 36.6 .. ..
Alberta 27.1 27.8 33.0 30.5
British Columbia 41.4 40.3 .. ..
Yukon F 46.0E .. ..
Northwest Territories F F 34.8E 41.1E
Nunavut 28.5E F 28.7E F

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