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Table 5 Breastfeeding rate trends subcategorized by year of registration

From: Japanese trends in breastfeeding rate in baby-friendly hospitals between 2007 and 2010: a retrospective hospital-based surveillance study

  Year of registration 2007 2008 2009 2010
Breastfeeding rate during the hospital stay Before 2005 (n = 34) 79.3 78.7 78.2 76.3
  In 2006 (n = 3) 78.2 80.8 85.7 81.1
  In 2007 (n = 5) 80.4 75.0 77.8 67.4
  In 2008 (n = 10)   73.4 69.6 66.8
  In 2009 (n = 7)    82.3 82.5
  In 2010 (n = 3)     76.8
Breastfeeding rate at discharge from hospital Before 2005 (n = 34) 92.0 91.5 90.8 90.0
  In 2006 (n = 3) 96.1 95.9 96.1 94.7
  In 2007 (n = 5) 93.1 90.4 92.6 85.2
  In 2008 (n = 10)   91.8 90.5 88.0
  In 2009 (n = 7)    93.4 92.8
  In 2010 (n = 3)     61.8
Breastfeeding rate at the age of one month Before 2005 (n = 34) 86.2 86.2 85.7 85.4
  In 2006 (n = 3) 90.5 91.0 91.6 95.0
  In 2007 (n = 5) 84.1 84.1 85.0 79.7
  In 2008 (n = 10)   82.2 80.1 80.1
  In 2009 (n = 7)    86.3 86.2
  In 2010 (n = 3)     80.8