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Table 1 Sociodemographic and biomedical characteristics of sample (n = 128)

From: Breastfeeding self-efficacy of women using second-line strategies for healthy term infants in the first week postpartum: an Australian observational study

Sociodemographic n (%)
Age  
   20–24 2 (2)
   25–29 22 (17)
   30–34 53 (41)
   35–39 42 (33)
   40–44 8 (6)
   Missing 1 (1)
Marital status  
   Living with partner 14 (11)
   Married 114 (89)
Combined annual income AU$  
   Below 50 000 2 (2)
   50 000 – 75 000 17 (13)
   75 000 – 100 000 27 (21)
   Over 100 000 77 (60)
   Missing 4 (4)
Education  
   Year 10 4 (3)
   Year 12 14 (11)
   Technical and further education (TAFE) 16 (13)
   University 58 (45)
   Postgraduate or higher 36 (28)
Biomedical  
Birth mode  
   Normal vaginal 53 (41)
   Vacuum extraction or forceps 15 (12)
   Caesarean 60 (47)
Type of pain relief in labour  
   None 9 (7)
   Nitrous oxide 34 (27)
   Pethidine 12 (9)
   Epidural/spinal 100 (79)
   General anaesthetic 3 (2)
   Don’t know 1 (1)
   Missing data 1 (1)
Parity   Previously breastfed ≥ 6mths (% multiparas)
   Primipara – 1 55 (43) -
   Multipara – 2 48 (38) 45 (94)
   Multipara – 3 21 (16) 19 (90)
   Multipara – 4 4 (3) 1 (25)
Infant birth weight (n = 125) Male Female
   2500–2999 g 4 3
   3000–3499 18 23
   3500–3999 36 24
   4000–4499 10 5
   4500–4999 0 2