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Table 1 Parental preventive behaviour by maternal educational level in 8-month-old children in Malmö, Sweden

From: Maternal educational level, parental preventive behavior, risk behavior, social support and medical care consumption in 8-month-old children in Malmö, Sweden

  Exclusive breastfeeding ≥ 4
(%, 95% CI)
Tooth brushing
(%, 95% CI)
Having taken part of parental education program
(%, 95% CI)
Maternal educational level
≤ 9 years of education 47.7 (44.1, 51.5) 51.2 (47.2, 55.1) 36.0 (32.7, 39.2)
10-12 years of education 55.5 (53.4, 57.5) 67.3 (65.1, 69.5) 52.8 (50.8, 54.7)
> 12 years of education 67.6 (66.2, 68.9) 71.9 (70.4, 73.3) 69.4 (68.1, 70.6)