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Breastfeeding rates*, by race/ethnicity, 2002 (vertical bar chart): Black: In hospital, 53.9%; 6 months, 19.2%. White: In hospital, 73.4%; 6 months, 36.0%. Hispanic: In hospital, 70.7%; 6 months, 32.7%.
*Includes exclusive and supplemental breastfeeding.

Source: Ross Products Division (2003). Mothers Survey. Columbus, OH: Abbott Laboratories.