Skip to main content

Table 2 Breastfeeding and complementary feeding among children aged 6–23 months among indigenous and reference group

From: Ethnic inequalities in child stunting and feeding practices: results from surveys in thirteen countries from Latin America

Country/yearEthnic groupNBreastfeedingMinimum dietary diversityMinimum meal frequencyMinimum acceptable diet
% (95% CI)% (95% CI)% (95% CI)% (95% CI)
Belize 2015Indigenous11480.6 (72.0; 87.0)56.5 (45.2; 67.1)14.7 (9.1; 23.0)1.6 (0.4; 6.8)
Reference34858.0 (51.4; 64.4)66.1 (59.8; 71.9)28.2 (23.0; 34.1)3.7 (1.9; 6.9)
Bolivia 2018Indigenous142878.0 (75.3; 80.5)66.7 (63.3; 69.9)
Reference103065.9 (62.1; 69.4)77.8 (74.3; 81.0)
Brazil 2006Indigenous3170.6 (26.7; 94.1)
Reference44440.6 (33.2; 48.4)
Colombia 2010Indigenous78471.5 (65.3; 76.9)59.4 (52.8; 65.7)
Reference361654.9 (52.8; 56.8)74.5 (72.8; 76.2)
Ecuador 2012Indigenous49480.2 (74.5; 84.9)52.7 (45.7; 59.5)8.5 (5.3; 13.6)1.7 (0.9; 3.4)
Reference249158.7 (55.9; 61.6)70.4 (67.0; 73.7)28.9 (26.1; 31.8)16.5 (13.9; 19.4)
Guatemala 2014Indigenous152488.1 (86.1; 89.9)59.0 (55.8; 62.1)82.1 (79.6; 84.3)51.0 (47.8; 54.2)
Reference197570.5 (67.9; 73.0)65.7 (62.9; 68.3)82.8 (80.7; 84.7)53.0 (50.3; 55.7)
Guyana 2014Indigenous22578.7 (71.5; 84.4)46.3 (38.6; 54.3)
Reference54243.6 (37.6; 49.7)55.9 (50.1; 61.6)
Honduras 2011Indigenous54276.3 (71.7; 80.4)67.4 (62.2; 72.1)88.5 (85.1; 91.2)56.8 (51.5; 61.8)
Reference251865.3 (63.1; 67.5)67.6 (65.4; 69.8)85.6 (83.8; 87.3)54.2 (51.6; 56.8)
Mexico 2015Indigenous22763.2 (47.2; 76.8)55.6 (41.7; 68.6)63.7 (51.2; 74.6)21.3 (13.7; 31.7)
Reference208441.3 (37.2; 45.5)73.7 (69.5; 77.5)76.7 (73.3; 79.8)18.8 (16.0; 22.0)
Nicaragua 2006Indigenous10673.3 (59.7; 80.6)
Reference173062.2 (59.1; 65.2)
Paraguay 2016Indigenous10284.2 (71.3; 92.0)25.7 (17.7; 35.8)31.6 (20.9; 44.8)10.6 (5.2; 20.5)
Reference134145.2 (41.5; 49.0)71.9 (68.5; 75.1)71.8 (68.4; 74.9)16.6 (14.1; 19.4)
Peru 2016Indigenous56189.1 (85.7; 91.7)69.9 (65.0; 74.5)
Reference563474.3 (72.8; 75.8)83.7 (82.3; 84.9)
Suriname 2010Indigenous6353.7 (37.6; 69.0)25.7 (15.0; 40.3)
Reference33523.8 (19.3; 28.9)63.3 (57.3; 69.0)