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Table 5 Supporting the mothers who chose the exclusive breastfeeding option

From: Effect of using HIV and infant feeding counselling cards on the quality of counselling provided to HIV positive mothers: a cluster randomized controlled trial

Factor Intervention
Total = 155*
n (%)
Control
Total = 160*
n (%)
Relative Risk (95%CI) #
Provider checked mother's understanding of EBF 150 (96.8) 150 (93.8) 1.03 (0.96, 1.11)
Provider asked how the mother will manage to feed the baby when away from home during the day 124 (81.0) 46 (28.7) 2.82 (1.70, 4.67)
Provider checked mother's understanding about positioning and attachment 126 (81.8) 49 (30.6) 2.67 (1.54, 4.64)
Provider explained conditions for which the mother should come back to the clinic immediately 126 (85.1) 78 (50.3) 1.69 (1.14, 2.50)
Provider mentioned cracked nipples as a condition for which the mother should come back to the clinic immediately 123 (96.1) 84 (95.5) 1.07 (0.62, 1.84)
  1. * Totals may not add up due to missing information
  2. # 95% Confidence Interval