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Table 5 Rates of Initiation, Exclusive Breastfeeding, and Any Breastfeeding

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

  Usual care
n = 22
Intervention
n = 19
P-Value
Usual care vs Intervention
Protocol Compliant
n = 16
P-Value
Usual care vs protocol compliant
BF Initiation
  22 (100%) 18 (94.7%) 0.5 ¥ 16 (100%) -
Exclusive Breastfeeding
 2 weeks 13 (59.1%) 12 (63.2%) 0.79 11 (68.8%) 0.54
 2 Months 11 (50%) 10 (52.6%) 0.87 9 (56.3%) 0.7
 4 Months 7 (31.8%) 6 (31.6%) 0.98 5 (31.3%) 0.97
 6 Months 7 (31.8%) 6 (31.6%) 0.98 5 (31.3%) 0.97
Any Breastfeeding
 2 Weeks 19 (86.4%) 17 (89.5%) 0.35¥ 16 (100%) 0.25¥
 2 Months 13 (61.9%) 14 (73.7%) 0.43 13 (81.3%) 0.28¥
 4 Months 10 (52.6%) 11 (57.9%) 0.74 10 (62.5%) 0.56
 6 Months 9 (47.4%) 9 (47.4%) 1.0 8 (50%) 0.88
  1. Values are n(%)¥: Fisher’s exact test