Percentage of women enrolled prior to child’s birth who initiate breastfeeding

Measure DescriptionSource of measure Johns Hopkins University Visitation Form
Mode of administration Parent interview
Age range for use0-36 mos
Domains Assessed
Related Measures
BurdenTraining needed to administerMinimal staff training required. Staff need to practice asking the questions as an interview.
Minutes to complete<5 for breastfeeding questions
# of items
Adaptation for AIAN useAdapted
Developer allows adaptation?
Used with AIAN populations?Yes
AIAN: Cronbach's alpha rangeNot applicable
AIAN: Evidence of validityNot applicable
Other populations: Cronbach's alpha rangeNot applicable
Other populations: Evidence of validityNot applicable
SourceDeveloperJohns Hopkins University Center for American Indian Health
SummaryComments about sensitivity to change
General remarksA measure developed by JHU consisting of questions regarding current breastfeeding practices.