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Twenty-five-year trends in breastfeeding initiation: the effects of sociodemographic changes in Great Britain, 1985-2010

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Background Data from the UK Infant Feeding Surveys indicate that breastfeeding initiation increased between 1985 and 2010. During this period, societal changes in GB also influenced the sociodemographic characteristics of women in the childbearing population. As breastfeeding behaviour is highly socially patterned in GB, the increasing trend in breastfeeding initiation may have hidden inequalities in breastfeeding practices. This study examines the sociodemographic inequaliti... Expand abstract
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Peer reviewed

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10.1371/journal.pone.0210838

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Nuffield Dept of Population Health
Sub department:
NPEU
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-3421-2437
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Nuffield Dept of Population Health
Sub department:
NPEU
Oxford college:
St Catherine's College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-8058-6181
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Nuffield Dept of Population Health
Sub department:
NPEU
Role:
Author
More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Nuffield Dept of Population Health
Sub department:
NPEU
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Public Library of Science Publisher's website
Journal:
PloS ONE Journal website
Volume:
14
Issue:
1
Pages:
e0210838
Publication date:
2019-01-17
Acceptance date:
2019-01-02
DOI:
EISSN:
1932-6203
Pmid:
30653579
Source identifiers:
963064
Language:
English
Pubs id:
pubs:963064
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uuid:8eafed58-e9ec-4684-b065-396d7491434f
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pubs:963064
Deposit date:
2019-01-17

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