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Table 1 Sociodemographic data, breastfeeding duration, and nonnutritive sucking habits

From: Influence of pacifier use on the association between duration of breastfeeding and anterior open bite in primary dentition

Variable n = 153
Mother age (years), mean ± SD 24.4 ± 6.3
Mother race white, n (%) 100 (65.4)
Schooling ≥8 years, n (%) 99 (64.7)
Primiparity, n (%) 78 (51.0)
Child age (months), mean ± SD 50.2 ± 7.2
Child sex male, n (%) 83 (54.2)
Breastfeeding duration (months), median (P25-P75) 11.5 (4–30)
Pacifier use at any time, n (%) 114 (74.5)
Pacifier use duration (months), median (P25-P75) 38.5 (0–45)
Anterior open bite, n (%) 68 (44.4)
  1. P25-P75 25th–75th percentile, SD standard deviation