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Table 2 Bivariate analysis of sociodemographic and breastfeeding practices of primiparae

From: Relationship between caesarean section and breastfeeding: evidence from the 2013 Turkey demographic and health survey

Sociodemographic characteristicsBreastfeeding practicesP
Non-EIBFa
(N = 777)
TotalNon-EBFb
(N = 776)
Total
Age group (years)15–1943.45334.6520.439*
0.090**
20–2443.727038.9270
25–2940.425537.6255
30–3446.713551.1135
35–3945.15145.151
40–4915.41353.813
EducationNone-some primary school58.97336.1720.013*
0.096**
Primary school-some secondary school41.237138.0371
Secondary school-university40.833345.3333
Wealth indexPoorest48.913530.41350.212*
0.078**
Poor46.517240.9171
Middle37.016542.4165
Rich40.015044.7150
Richest41.915545.2155
ResidenceUrban41.560543.06050.190*
0.033**
Rural47.117233.9171
RegionWest37.919042.61900.058*
0.560**
South38.49936.499
Central40.016040.6160
North43.112346.3123
East51.220538.7204
OccupationWorking41.947042.14700.571*
0.420**
Not working44.030739.2306
  1. aNon-EIBF: Initiation of breastfeeding ≥ 1 h following birth or no breastfeeding
  2. bNon-EBF: Any nutrition other than breast milk in the first three days following birth or no breastfeeding
  3. *P value for non-EIBF
  4. **P value for non-EBF