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Table 3 Breastfeeding practices according to delivery-related features of primiparae

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

Delivery-related featuresBreastfeeding practicesP
Non-EIBFa
(n = 777)
TotalNon-EBFb
(n = 776)
Total
Mode of delivery
 VDc36.136032.3359<  0.001*
< 0.001**
 C/Sd48.441748.4417
Place of delivery
 Public hospital43.445840.04570.626*
0.526**
 Private hospital41.731942.3319
Sex of newborn
 Boy43.643842.14370.573*
0.469**
 Girl41.633939.5339
  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. cVaginal delivery
  4. dCaesarean section
  5. *P value for non-EIBF
  6. **P value for non-EBF