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Table 1 Characteristics of participants (n = 456)

From: Maternal postpartum feeding anxiety was associated with infant feeding practices: results from the mother-infant cohort study of China

Characteristics N Percentage (%) Characteristics N Percentage (%)
Maternal age (years) Gestational age (weeks)
 21–27 110 24.1 ≥37 436 95.6
 28–34 277 60.7 < 37 20 4.4
 ≥ 35 69 15.1    
Educational degree Delivery mode
 ≤ High school 170 37.3 Vaginal 271 59.4
 Bachelor 214 46.9 Caesarean 185 40.6
 Postgraduate or above 72 15.8  
Household income level Exclusive breastfeeding
 Low 93 20.4 Yes 102 22.4
 Middle 202 44.3 No 354 77.6
 High 161 35.3 Feeding anxiety symptom
Child-bearing number Negative 176 38.6
 1 321 70.4 Mild 241 52.9
 ≥ 2 135 29.6 Severe 39 8.6