Obstetrics and Gynecology International / 2012 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Breastfeeding Self-Efficacy and the Use of Prescription Medication: A Pilot Study

Table 3

Sample characteristics N = 76.

VariableNumber of womenn%

Marital status
 Married6079
 Other1621

Education years
 High school1418
 Trade school45
 Postsecondary5572

Type of delivery
 Vaginal5167
 Cesarean section2533

Prenatal classes
 Have you ever attended prenatal classes?5876
  Yes
 Did you attend prenatal classes for this pregnancy?4053
  Yes
 Did you find prenatal information useful?6788
  Yes

Previous breastfeeding experience
  Yes3242

Formula received in hospital
  Yes3242

When the decision to breastfeed was made?
 When I became pregnant 2634
 I was always going to breastfeed4458
 After prenatal classes23
 My partner and I discussed it45

Totals may not add to 100% given missing data.

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