The 2010 Australian National Infant Feeding Survey (ANIFS) gathered information about infant feeding practices and attitudes from a sample of mothers and carers in Australia. The survey gathered information about the prevalence and duration of breastfeeding and collected information on other foods consumed by infants. The survey also gathered information about barriers to initiating and continuing breastfeeding and gathered information about perinatal depression.
from 01 March 2010 to 31 March 2011
Mothers or primary carers of infants aged up to 24 months. Sample selected from the Medicare enrolment database.
External links and information
2010 Australian Infant Feeding Survey indicator results
Researchers can access a confidentialised unit record file through the Australian Data Archive: ADA social science 01244
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