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Table 1 Characteristics of women enrolled in the study (n = 353)

From: Cultural beliefs that may discourage breastfeeding among Lebanese women: a qualitative analysis

Demographic variables N (%)
Region where woman delivered  
   Beirut/Mount Lebanon 125 (35.4)
   South 55 (15.6)
   Bekaa 70 (19.8)
   North 103 (29.2)
Education  
   None 6 (1.7)
   Elementary 26 (7.4)
   Intermediate 137 (38.8)
   Secondary 76 (21.5)
   University degree 108 (30.6)
Age (years)  
   Less than 21 70 (19.8)
   21-24 107 (30.3)
   25-28 94 (26.6)
   29-32 41 (11.6)
   More than 32 41 (11.6)