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Potential economic impacts from improving breastfeeding rates in the UK.

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RATIONALE: Studies suggest that increased breastfeeding rates can provide substantial financial savings, but the scale of such savings in the UK is not known. OBJECTIVE: To calculate potential cost savings attributable to increases in breastfeeding rates from the National Health Service perspective. DESIGN AND SETTINGS: Cost savings focussed on where evidence of health benefit is strongest: reductions in gastrointestinal and lower respiratory tract infections, acute otitis media in infants, n...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
NPEU
Role:
Author
Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group
Journal:
Archives of Disease in Childhood More from this journal
Volume:
100
Issue:
4
Pages:
334-340
Publication date:
2015-01-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1468-2044
ISSN:
0003-9888
Language:
English
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UUID:
uuid:1b5b0023-1bcc-4ab8-b2a3-300a23e87772
Local pid:
pubs:502487
Source identifiers:
502487
Deposit date:
2015-01-15

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