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Table 4 Maternal and Infant Characteristics

From: A prenatal group based phone counseling intervention to improve breastfeeding rates and complementary feeding: a randomized, controlled pilot and feasibility trial

  Overall
N = 41
Usual care
N = 22
Intervention
N = 19
P-Value
Maternal
 Age (years) 26.2 ± 4.3 25.4 ± 4.5 27.3 ± 4.1 0.1
 Pre-pregnancy BMI (kg/m2) 27.3 ± 4.5 26.8 ± 4.4 27.9 ± 4.7 0.4
White Race n(%) 39 (95.1%) 21 (95.5%) 18 (94.7%) 1.0¥
Education n(%)     0.9¥
 Less than High School 1 (2.4%) 1 (4.5%) 0 (0%)  
 GED 3 (7.3%) 2 (9.1%) 1 (5.3%)  
 High School 9 (22%) 4 (18.2%) 5 (26.3%)  
 Vocational 1 (2.4%) 1 (4.5%) 0 (0%)  
 Associates Degree 4 (9.8%) 3 (13.6%) 1 (5.3%)  
 Undergraduate Degree 16 (39%) 8 (36.4%) 8 (42.1%)  
 Graduate Degree 7 (17.1%) 3 (13.6%) 4 (21.1%)  
Married or Cohabitating n(%) 34 (82.9%) 17 (77.3%) 17 (89.5%) 0.4¥
Household Income n(%)     0.9
  ≤ $75,000 19 (46.3%) 10 (45.5%) 9 (47.4%)  
  > $75,000 22 (53.7%) 12 (54.5%) 10 (52.6%)  
Parity, Primiparous n(%) 29 (70.7%) 15 (68.2%) 14 (73.7%) 0.7
Type of Delivery n(%)     1.0¥
 Vaginal 32 (84.2%) 16 (84.2%) 16 (84.2%)  
 Cesarean 6 (15.8%) 3 (15.8%) 3 (15.8%)  
Infant
 Gestational age (weeks) 39.47 ± 1.00 39.49 ± 0.78 39.46 ± 1.24 0.9
Female n(%) 30 (48.8%) 11 (50%) 9 (47.4%) 0.8
 Birthweight (lbs) 7.80 ± 1.03 7.69 ± 1.00 7.93 ± 1.09 0.4
  1. Values are % or mean ± SD¥: Fisher’s exact test