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Table 1 Prevalence of exclusive breastfeeding from a cohort study using two measurement indicators, Nepal, 2014

From: Implications of methodological differences in measuring the rates of exclusive breastfeeding in Nepal: findings from literature review and cohort study

Exclusive breastfeeding 1st month 4th month 6th month
Method 24-h recall (N = 735) recall-since-birth
(N = 735)
24-h recall
(N = 715)
recall-since-birth
(N = 715)
24-h recall
(N = 711)
recall-since-birth
(N = 711)
Rate (%) 617 (83.9%) 487 (66.3%) 437 (61.1%) 280 (39.2%) 133 (18.7%) 63 (8.9%)
95% confidence interval 81.3% to 86.6% 62.8% to 69.7% 57.5% to 64.7% 35.6% to 42.7% 15.8% to 21.6% 6.8% to 11.1%