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Table 4 The effect of suboptimal breastfeeding on selected outcomes in neonates

From: Breastfeeding and the risk for diarrhea morbidity and mortality

Outcome Reference Category Predominant Partial Not
Diarrhea Incidence Exclusive -   
  Predominant   1.67 (0.50-5.52)[27] 0.69 (0.09-5.49)[27]
  Partial    0.41 (0.05-3.68)[27]
Diarrhea Prevalence Exclusive    
  Predominant   4.44 (2.42-8.16)[27] 1.83 (0.73-4.60[27]
  Partial    0.41 (0.17-1.00)[27]
Diarrhea Mortality Exclusive    
  Predominant   1.40 (0.13-15.42)[19]  
  Partial    
All-Cause Mortality Exclusive 1.41 (1.00-1.99)[19, 24] 2.96 (0.75-11.69)[19, 24] 1.75 (0.30-10.26)[19]
  Predominant   1.33 (0.61-2.91)[19] 1.94 (0.59-6.43)[19]
  Partial    1.46 (0.40-5.29)[19]
  1. *Effect reported as RR (95% CI)[Ref]