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Table 4 Breast examination and orientation about breast feeding during prenatal care according to the Modified Adequacy of Prenatal Care Use index, Aracaju, Brazil, 2005

From: Risk factors for inadequate prenatal care use in the metropolitan area of Aracaju, Northeast Brazil

Variable Modified Adequacy of prenatal care use index
  Inadequate Adequate Total
  n % n %  
Breast Examination *
   Yes 764 49.6 1904 63.2 2668
   No 776 50.4 1107 36.8 1883
Oriented about breastfeeding*
   Yes 718 46.8 1818 60.5 2536
   No 817 53.2 1187 39.5 2004
Total 1540 100.0 3012 100.0 4552
  1. * p < 0.001
  2. Numbers may not add up to total because of missing values