Table 1: Study population characteristics (n = 295).

 

Total

Breastfed

No Breastfeeding

P

(n = 295)

(n = 193)

(n = 102)

Age (years)1

32.4 4.8

32.9 4.4

31.7 5.3

0.05

Weight (kg)1

69.6 14.7

69.2 14.3

70.8 15.3

NS

BMI (kg\m2)1

25.3 5.0

25.1 4.9

25.9 5.4

NS

% Obese

16.6

15.5

18.6

NS

% Primiparous

42.7

51.3

37.3

0.01

% Smokinga

13.9

11.2

19

NS

% Relative Income Povertyb

13.3

9.1

21

0.005

% Experiencing Deprivationa

19.8

13.8

31

0.005

% Experiencing Consistent Povertya

5.2

2.2

11

0.001

 

1Mean SD

aData available on n = 288

bData available on n = 286

P value testing difference between women who breastfed and those who did not breastfeed