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Table 3 feeding outcomes of the study mothers (n. 1360) after confinements.

From: Council tax valuation band predicts breast feeding and socio-economic status in the ALSPAC study population

  feeding outcomes
  any breast-feeding at all fully breast-fed on first day of life fully breast-fed on days 2 – 6 fully breast-fed second week of life fully breast-fed third week of life fully breast-fed fourth week of life
  breast-fed (percent) other (1) breast-fed (percent) other (1) breast-fed (percent) other (1) breast-fed (percent) other (1) breast-fed (percent) other (1) breast-fed (percent) other (1)
CTVB             
A 120 (62) 73 98 (54) 83 97 (53) 85 83 (46) 99 69 (40) 113 58 (31) 129
B 311 (72) 118 260 (64) 249 243 (59) 169 226 (54) 189 178 (43) 237 153 (36) 267
C 226 (82) 51 194 (72) 76 168 (62) 101 163 (60) 109 132 (49) 139 117 (43) 157
D 130 (88) 18 111 (77) 33 108 (76) 35 104 (73) 39 89 (63) 53 81 (57) 62
E+ 65 (89) 8 117 (85) 20 109 (80) 27 96 (70) 41 90 (65) 49 80 (57) 60
  852 268 780 361 725 417 672 477 558 591 489 675
Total 1120 1141 1142 1149 1149 1164
  X2 for trend = 43.5 X2 for trend = 73.40 X2 for trend = 35.14 X2 for trend = 32.04 X2 for trend = 37.52 X2 for trend = 32.25
  P < 0.001 (1 d.f) P < 0.001 (1 d.f) P < 0.001 (1 d.f) P < 0.001 (1 d.f) P < 0.001 (1 d.f) P < 0.001 (1 d.f)
  1. 1) not all women responded to all questions on questionnaires