CitationGuilkey, David K.; Popkin, Barry M.; Flieger, Wilhelm; & Akin, John S. (1990). Changes in Breast-Feeding in the Philippines, 1973–1983. Social Science & Medicine, 31(12), 1365-1375.
AbstractOnly limited research has been conducted on the patterns and determinants of changes over time in the extent and duration of breast-feeding. Methods are used that allow the examination of the effects of changes in population characteristics and behavioral factors on breast-feeding outcomes. Comparable national surveys are employed to examine the factors associated with the combination of a decline in the extent of and an increase in the duration of breast-feeding between 1973 and 1983 in the Philippines. Important differences are found in the factors explaining the extent and duration of breast-feeding between 1973 and 1983.
Reference TypeJournal Article
Journal TitleSocial Science & Medicine
Author(s)Guilkey, David K.
Popkin, Barry M.
Akin, John S.