Breastfed Children and their Nutritional Status in India

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S.No State / UT Child Feeding Practices and Nutritional Status of Children
Children breastfed within one hour of birth (%) Children age 0-5 months exclusively breastfed  (%) Children age 6-9 months receiving solid of semi-solid food and breastmilk(%) Children under 3 Years who are stunted (%) Children under 3 years who are wasted (%) Children under 3 years who are underweight (%)
  1 2 3 4 5 6 7
  India 24.5 46.3 55.8 38.4 19.1 45.9
1 Andhra Pradesh 24.6 62.7 63.7 33.9 12.7 36.5
2 Arunachal Pradesh 58.6 60.0 77.6 34.2 16.5 36.9
3 Assam 50.9 63.1 59.6 34.8 13.1 40.4
4 Bihar 3.7 27.9 57.3 42.3 27.7 58.4
5 Chhatisgarh 25.0 82.0 54.5 45.4 17.9 52.1
6 Goa 59.4 17.7 69.8 21.3 12.1 29.3
7 Gujarat 27.8 47.8 57.1 42.4 17.0 47.4
8 Haryana 22.1 16.9 44.8 35.9 16.7 41.9
9 Himachal Pradesh 45.4 27.1 66.0 26.6 18.8 36.2
10 Jammu & Kashmir 31.6 42.3 58.3 27.6 15.4 29.4
11 Jharkhand 10.7 47.8 65.3 41.0 31.1 59.2
12 karnataka 35.7 58.0 72.5 38.0 17.9 41.1
13 Kerala 56.5 56.2 93.6 21.1 16.1 28.8
14 Madhya Pradesh 15.9 21.6 51.9 39.9 33.3 60.3
15 Maharashtra 52.0 53.0 47.8 37.9 14.6 39.7
16 Manipur 57.8 61.7 78.1 24.7 8.3 23.8
17 Meghalaya 57.8 26.3 76.3 41.7 28.2 46.3
18 Mizoram 66.4 46.1 84.6 30.1 9.2 21.6
19 Nagaland 54.2 29.2 71.0 30.3 14.6 29.7
20 Orissa 54.8 50.2 67.5 38.3 18.5 44.0
21 Punjab 12.7 36.0 50.0 27.9 9.0 27.0
22 Rajasthan 14.1 33.2 38.7 33.7 19.7 44.0
23 Sikkim 42.9 37.2 89.6 28.9 13.1 22.6
24 Tamil Nadu 58.8 33.3 77.9 25.1 21.5 33.2
25 Tripura 34.6 36.1 59.8 30.0 19.9 39.0
26 Uttar Pradesh 7.3 51.3 45.5 46.0 13.5 47.3
27 Uttarakhand 33.5 31.2 51.6 31.9 16.2 38.0
28 West Bengal 23.5 58.6 55.9 33.0 19.0 43.5
29 A & N Islands " " " " " "
30 Chandigarh " " " " " "
31 D & N Haveli " " " " " "
32 Daman & Diu " " " " " "
33 Delhi 21.0 34.5 59.8 35.4 15.5 33.1
34 Lakshadweep " " " " " "
35 Puducherry " " " " " "
Notes

NR - Not Reported/Not received

" - The sum of male and female May not tally with the total figure as some States/UTs have not reported genderwise information separately.

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