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Table 1 Participant socio-demographics

From: A qualitative study exploring factors associated with mothers’ decisions to formula-feed their infants in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

Socio-demographic (n = 19)*
Mother’s Age (years) Range 20-36
Mean 26
Child’s approximate age (months) Range 1-24
Geographic area Living in rural area 13
Living in urban area 6
Marital status (n = 18) * Single 9
Married or common-law 9
Level of education Some high school 6
Graduated from high school 10
Some vocational education 1
Graduated vocational education 2
Annual income (n = 17)* Less than $5,000 3
Between $5,000-$10,000 1
$10,000-$20,000 7
$20,000-$30,000 4
$30,000-$40,000 2
Employment status (n = 18)* Working part-time 2
Working full-time 3
Unemployed/using social assistance 13
Smoking status Smoker 11
Non-smoker 8
  1. Notes: * There were a total of 19 study participants who answered demographic information. Of those 18 answered marital status, 18 answered employment status and 17 answered the annual income questions.