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Table 1 Characteristics of participants

From: Enquiry analysis and user opinion of the Drugs in Breastmilk Helpline: a prospective study

Demographic characteristics of the breastfeeding women enquirers
  n %
Age (n = 77)   
  25-29 18 23
  30-34 29 38
  35-39 21 27
  over 40 9 12
Which child is this in your family? (n = 77)
  first 46 60
  second 21 27
  third 8 10
  fourth 1 1
  fifth 1 1
Ethnic origin (n = 76)
  white 70 92
  mixed 2 3
  Asian/Asian British 3 4
  other 1 1
School leaving age (n = 75)
  16 or under 8 11
  17 4 5
  18 12 16
  19 or over 51 68
Healthcare professional occupation (n = 24)
   n %
  Infant feeding co-ordinator 8 33
  Health visitor 6 25
  Midwife 4 17
  Physician 1 4
  Pharmacist 1 4
  Community staff nurse 1 4
  Community breastfeeding leader 1 4
  Hospital nurse specialising in lactation 1 4
  Not stated 1 4