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Table 3 Comparison of answers about early infant feeding practices at week 1 and 3

From: Infant feeding modalities addressed in two different ways in Eastern Uganda

Question 1 week 3 week Κ, p Proportion concordant, 95%CI Proportion test, p*
Initiation of breastfeeding
When put baby to the breast after delivery    <0.01 0.75 (0.57-0.92) 0.28
   Within 2 hours 17 16    
   After 2 hours 11 13    
Colostrum
Did you give the first milk to the baby or did you express and discard it?    0.03 0.89 (0.77-1.01) 0.01
   Gave the first milk 26 26    
   Express and discard the first milk 3 2    
Pre-lacteal feeds
Within the first 3 days was the baby given anything to drink other than breast milk?    <0.01 0.79 (0.65-0.94) 0.14
   Yes 20 20    
   No 9 9    
   Yes 18 18    
   No 11 11    
   No 23 21    
No 29 28    
   No 26 27    
Undiluted cow's milk 29 29   1.0 PA
Infant formula 29 29 PA 1.0 PA
   Any other powdered milk 29 29 PA 1.0 PA
   Any porridge 29 29 PA 1.0 PA
   Any soup 29 29 PA 1.0 PA
   Any liquid as part of a ritual 29 29 PA 1.0 PA
  1. Answers given about early infant feeding practices at week 1 and week 3 after birth, respectively. Cohen's kappa test was calculated as a measure of agreement (Κ, p) and a one-sample test of proportion was calculated for further accuracy (proportion test, p).
  2. * One-sample test of proportion, level of agreement set to 0.7
  3. NA = Not applicable
  4. PA = Perfect agreement