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Table 1 Characteristics of study subjects

From: Effects of work-related factors on the breastfeeding behavior of working mothers in a Taiwanese semiconductor manufacturer: a cross-sectional survey

  No. (%)
Age (year)  
   20–24 066 (06.6)
   25–29 419 (42.0)
   30–34 406 (40.7)
   ≥35 107 (10.7)
   Mean ± SD 29.8 ± 3.7
Maternity leave (day)  
   <56 days 114(11.5)
   56–60 days 835(84.0)
   > 60 days 045(04.5)
   Mean ± SD 56.8 ± 10.7
Breastfeeding initiation*  
   Yes 587 (66.9)
   No 291 (33.1)
Breastfeeding duration  
   < 1 month 367 (62.5)
   1–2 month 127 (21.6)
   > 2 month 093 (15.8)
Education*  
   ≤ High school 512 (51.6)
   ≥ College 480 (48.4)
Number of children*  
   1 432 (43.3)
   2 441 (44.3)
   ≥3 124 (12.4)
Gender of child*  
   Boy 504 (50.9)
   Girl 487 (49.1)
Worksite  
   Fab 819 (82.1)
   Office 179 (17.9)
Shift Work  
   No 228 (22.8)
   Yes 770 (77.2)
Flextime  
   Yes 282 (29.4)
   No 676 (70.6)
  1. * missing values excluded.