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Table 1 Sample characteristics

From: Explaining variance in breastfeeding intentions and behaviors among a cohort of Midwest mothers using a theory of planned behavior-based structural model

Characteristic N = 100
Mean SD
Maternal age 31.3 3.44
Gestational age-weeks 39.1 1.29
  No. %
Race/ethnicity, White 94 94
Married 95 95
College educated 96 96
Household income > $75,000 55 55
Private insurance 84 84
Current employment status, Full-time 41 41
Primiparous 23 23
Previous breastfeeding experience 75 75
Vaginal birtha 75 78.9
Intention: Exclusively breastfeed at 1 month, Extremely likely 79 79
Intention: Exclusively breastfeed at 3 months, Extremely likely 80 80
Intention: Exclusively breastfeed at 6 months. Extremely likely 69 69
Was the mother providing any breast milk at Day 10a 93 97.9
Was the mother providing exclusive breast milk at Day 10a 89 93.7
Was the mother providing any breast milk at Day 60b 81 94.2
Mother providing exclusive breast milk Day 60b 76 87.4
  1. aN = 95, bN = 87