TABLE 2.

Mean and Median Times (Hours) to Initiation of Breastfeeding, Among All Deliveries, Vaginal at Home, Vaginal at Facility, and Cesarean Delivery, Among Ever-Breastfed Last-Born Children Born in the Past 2 Years

CountryAllVaginal Delivery-HomeVaginal Delivery-FacilityCesarean Delivery
RegionMean (95% CI)Med.Mean (95% CI)Med.Mean (95% CI)Med.Mean (95% CI)Med.
North Africa, West and Central Asia, EuropeAlbania 2017–20185.3 (3.8, 7.5)0.51.2 (0.0, 165.3)0.53.5 (1.7, 7.0)0.59.5 (7.0, 12.8)1.5
Armenia 2015–20168.0 (6.5, 9.9)1.51.9 (0.0, 148.1)2.55.0 (3.9, 6.4)1.519.9 (13.9, 28.6)5.5
Egypt 201416.5 (15.2, 17.8)2.512.2 (9.8, 15.2)1.510.1 (8.7, 11.7)1.520.9 (19.1, 22.8)3.5
Jordan 2017–20188.6 (7.2, 10.2)0.52.5 (0.9, 7.0)0.54.7 (3.6, 6.2)0.519.6 (16.0, 24.1)0.5
Maldives 2016–201710.0 (6.6, 15.1)0.512.8 (5.4, 30.6)1.59.5 (4.4, 20.6)0.510.2 (7.1, 14.6)0.5
Tajikistan 20173.7 (3.0, 4.6)0.51.5 (1.0, 2.2)0.52.6 (2.1, 3.2)0.523.5 (15.2, 36.2)3.5
South and Southeast AsiaBangladesh 20147.4 (6.1, 8.8)0.54.7 (3.7, 5.9)0.55.1 (3.5, 7.3)0.515.4 (11.6, 20.5)1.5
Cambodia 20147.6 (6.6, 8.9)0.511.6 (8.3, 16.3)0.54.9 (4.0, 5.8)0.531.6 (24.3, 41.1)3.5
India 2015–201612.7 (12.3, 13.1)1.515.9 (15.2, 16.7)1.58.8 (8.4, 9.3)1.522.4 (21.1, 23.7)1.5
Indonesia 201717.8 (16.6, 19.2)0.518.6 (16.0, 21.6)0.513.3 (12.0, 14.7)0.533.0 (29.5, 36.9)3.5
Myanmar 2015–201611.7 (9.8, 13.9)0.510.9 (8.6, 13.7)0.511.0 (7.4, 16.3)0.514.6 (10.6, 20.1)0.5
Nepal 20167.9 (6.5, 9.6)0.59.6 (7.3, 12.6)1.53.9 (2.9, 5.3)0.524.2 (16.6, 35.3)2.5
Pakistan 2017–201831.7 (28.9, 34.7)5.526.8 (23.3, 30.8)3.524.2 (21.2, 27.6)3.550.8 (43.6, 59.1)36.0
Philippines 20178.2 (6.8, 9.8)0.56.1 (4.2, 8.9)0.55.6 (4.5, 7.0)0.521.9 (15.9, 30.2)1.5
Timor-Leste 20162.8 (2.3, 3.4)0.52.4 (1.8, 3.1)0.52.4 (1.8, 3.2)0.514.4 (10.0, 20.9)0.5
Sub-Saharan AfricaAngola 2015–20168.5 (7.4, 9.7)0.58.0 (6.8, 9.3)1.57.4 (5.6, 9.7)0.526.8 (21.0, 34.4)6.5
Benin 2017–20189.0 (8.1, 9.9)0.58.1 (6.5, 10.0)0.58.0 (7.1, 9.0)0.528.0 (22.5, 34.9)5.5
Burundi 2016–20171.7 (1.4, 2.3)0.51.4 (0.8, 2.2)0.51.3 (0.9, 1.7)0.510.4 (6.6, 16.6)1.5
Chad 2014–201540.4 (38.0, 42.9)36.039.9 (37.1, 42.9)36.040.4 (37.5, 43.6)36.066.4 (52.3, 84.3)60.0
Ethiopia 20165.4 (4.3, 6.7)0.54.6 (3.4, 6.2)0.55.0 (3.6, 7.0)0.528.8 (14.3, 58.1)1.5
Ghana 201411.5 (8.2, 16.1)0.59.2 (6.9, 12.4)0.58.7 (5.2, 14.5)0.530.9 (15.8, 60.3)2.5
Kenya 20148.2 (6.0, 11.2)0.512.3 (7.0, 21.8)0.54.5 (3.6, 5.6)0.516.9 (11.3, 25.4)2.5
Lesotho 20148.7 (6.7, 11.2)0.510.3 (6.8, 15.7)0.56.4 (4.7, 8.7)0.521.7 (10.8, 43.6)3.5
Malawi 2015–20162.1 (1.8, 2.5)0.52.5 (1.7, 3.6)0.51.7 (1.4, 2.0)0.57.5 (4.4, 12.6)0.5
Senegal 20169.0 (8.0, 10.1)2.56.7 (5.7, 7.9)2.56.2 (5.4, 7.2)1.553.4 (44.3, 64.2)36.0
South Africa 20164.5 (3.3, 6.2)0.515.2 (3.9, 59.6)0.53.4 (2.4, 4.8)0.56.2 (3.6, 10.7)0.5
Tanzania 2015–20165.1 (4.5, 5.8)0.56.8 (5.8, 8.0)1.53.3 (2.6, 4.1)0.511.9 (8.3, 16.8)4.5
Uganda 20164.2 (3.6, 5.0)0.54.5 (3.3, 6.1)0.53.0 (2.4, 3.8)0.515.2 (10.0, 23.2)1.5
Zimbabwe 20154.6 (3.8, 5.6)0.57.7 (5.7, 10.4)1.53.0 (2.1, 4.1)0.516.0 (12.4, 20.6)3.5
Latin America and CaribbeanGuatemala 2014–201518.5 (15.4, 22.1)0.57.1 (5.3, 9.5)0.511.1 (8.4, 14.6)0.540.9 (32.0, 52.2)3.5
Haiti 2016–201711.7 (10.0, 13.7)1.58.9 (7.3, 10.8)1.510.4 (8.0, 13.6)0.552.7 (36.1, 77.0)6.5
  • Abbreviations: CI, confidence interval; Med., median.