This shows correlation between higher rates of breastfeeding and lower rates of inpatient admissions for infants under 1 year.
This document shows statistics for 10 conditions:
- lower respiratory tract infections
- infant feeding difficulties
- non-infective gastroenteritis
- otitis media (ear infection)
- infant feed intolerance
- lactose intolerance
The figures are broken down for England, Strategic Health Authorities, Primary Care Trusts and Primary Care Trust clusters from 2002 to 2003 until 2010 to 2011.