International Scholarly Research Notices / 2014 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

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

Table 2

Self-efficacy in breastfeeding before and after childbirth and duration of exclusive breastfeeding in control and intervention groups.

Self-efficacyControl group 
Intervention group 
value
Mean ± SD

Self-efficacy in the last month of pregnancy104.4 ± 13.8105.28 ± 16.30.12
Self-efficacy one month after childbirth101.7 ± 12.19123.66 ± 12.4
Mean difference of self-efficacy−2.70 ± 13.718.38 ± 12.4
Exclusive breastfeeding (months)2.73 ± 1.695.03 ± 1.6
Exclusive breastfeeding
(%)
16 (26.6%)44 (73.3)