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Table 2 Second-line strategies and parity

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

Frequency of use – second-line strategies Primiparous Multiparous Total
    n = 36 n = 26 n = 62
  Bottle Once only 5 4 9
  Regular Up to 5 times 8 7 15
  Teat n = 38 More than 5 times 10 4 14
   Knowledge 44 69 113*(91.9)
   Preference 0 3 3(2.4)
  Bottle Once only 1 4 5
  Wide teat Up to 5 times 4 2 6
  n = 22 More than 5 times 8 3 11
   Knowledge 39 58 97*(78.9)
   Preference 1 0 1(0.8)
  Syringe only Once only 6 5 11
  n = 27 Up to 5 times 5 6 11
   More than 5 times 4 1 5
   Knowledge 24 48 72*(58.5)
   Preference 0 1 1(0.8)
  Syringe+ Once only 2 0 2
  Finger feeding Up to 5 times 3 3 6
  n = 13 More than 5 times 5 0 5
   Knowledge 11 15 26*(21.1)
   Preference 2 2 4(3.3)
  Syringe + tube+ Once only 0 0 0
  Finger feeding Up to 5 times 2 0 2
  n = 4 More than 5 times 2 0 2
   Knowledge 8 14 22*(17.9)
   Preference 1 0 1(0.8)
  Cup Once only 4 2 6
  n = 12 Up to 5 times 5 1 6
   More than 5 times 0 0 0
   Knowledge 14 30 44*(35.8)
   Preference 1 0 1(0.8)
  Supply line Once only 0 0 0
  n = 1 Up to 5 times 0 0 0
   More than 5 times 1 0 1
   Knowledge 6 13 19*(15.4)
   Preference 2 0 2(1.6)
  Nipple shield Once only 1 1 2
  n = 17 Up to 5 times 4 3 7
   More than 5 times 4 4 8
   Knowledge 32 55 87*(70.7)
   Preference 9 5 14(11.4)
  1. *n = 128, remainder did not indicate knowledge of the strategy.