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Table 3 Breastfeeding attitude by female school teachers in Abha Female Educational District

From: Breastfeeding knowledge, attitude and practice among school teachers in Abha female educational district, southwestern Saudi Arabia

Variable Number Percent (%)
Reasons behind adoption of breastfeeding:   
- Religious background 225 58.6
- Child health 141 36.7
- Cleanliness and easy preparation 8 2.1
- Other reasons 10 2.6
Intention to breastfed new child:   
- yes 362 94.3
- no 22 5.7
Plan to attend classes in future pregnancy:   
- Intention to attend 261 68.0
- Not planning to attend 123 32.0
Self image:   
- Thin 11 2.9
- Normal 194 50.5
- Somewhat obese 153 39.8
- Obese 26 6.8