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Table 1 Description of socio-economic, demographic and pre-natal characteristics.

From: Determinants of breastfeeding initiation within the first hour of life in a Brazilian population: cross-sectional study

Variables N %
Prenatal breastfeeding class (1,262)   
   Yes 337 26.7
   No 925 73.3
Maternal educational level (1,309)   
   >4 years of study 816 62.3
   ≤4 years of study 493 37.7
Montly family income (1,309)   
   ≥2 minimum wage (greater than US$346.80) 604 46.1
   <2 minimum wage (less than US$346.80) 705 53.9
Prenatal guidance regarding advantages of breastfeeding (1,309)   
   Yes 829 63.3
   No 480 36.7
Method of delivery (1,309)   
   Vaginal 731 55.8
   Cesarean or forceps 578 44.2
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