Stat of the week: median duration of breastfeeding for children born in the Solomon Islands

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18.8 months is the median duration of breastfeeding for children born in the Solomon Islands (2015 Demographic and Health Survey).

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Median duration of any breastfeeding for children born in the three years preceding the survey

Unit of measure: months
Pacific Island Countries and territories200720092012201320142015
Kiribati24.6
Marshall Islands15.4
Nauru18.6
Solomon Islands22.618.8
Tonga12.3
Tuvalu11.3
Vanuatu18.7
Samoa21.920.9
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