International Scholarly Research Notices / 2014 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

The Effect of Interventional Program on Breastfeeding Self-Efficacy and Duration of Exclusive Breastfeeding in Pregnant Women in Ahvaz, Iran

Table 1

The Sociodemographic characteristics of intervention and control groups.

VariablesControl group  
Intervention group 
value
Mean ± SD or (%)

Age (y)26.04 ± 5.426.8 ± 5.70.91
Age of marriage (y)23.4 ± 4.924 ± 5.40.45
Gestational age (wks)38 ± 238 ± 1.40.89
Education
 Primary10 (16.7)7 (11.7)0.09
 High school degree19 (31.5)15 (25)
 Diploma18 (30.1)28 (46.7)
 College degree13 (21.7)10 (16.6)
Occupation
 Housekeeper52 (86.7)46 (76.7)0.08
 Employed8 (13.3)14 (23.3)
Emotional support
 Very high10 (16.7)18 (30)0.07
 High10 (16.7)19 (31.7)
 Average20 (33.3)11 (18.3)
 Low17 (28.3)7 (11.7)
 Very low3 (5)5 (8.3)
Income
 Under 200,0000 T14 (23.3)10 (20.3)0.13
 200–500,000 T24 (40)23 (39.2)
 >500,000 T22 (36.7)27 (40.5)

Every $ was equal to 1100 Tumans in time of data collection.