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Table 2 Sociodemographic and obstetric data for mothers in all groups at three days after birth

From: Process-oriented training in breastfeeding for health professionals decreases women’s experiences of breastfeeding challenges

  IG 172   CGA 148   CGB 160  
Age in years (m and SD) 26.6 (4.5) 27.2 (4.6) 27.0 (5.0)
Gestational weeks (m and SD) 40.4 (1.4) 40.5 (1.4) 40.4 (1.4)
Education       
Compulsory school (%) 6 (3%) 5 (3%) 3 (2%)
High school (%) 77 (37%) 73 (45%) 71 (41%)
University (%) 74 (36%) 55 (34%) 62 (36%)
Other (%) 14 (7%) 15 (9%) 21 (12%)
Missing 35 (17%) 14 (9%) 15 (9%)
Marital status       
Cohabitation (3 days postpartum) 125 (61%) 102 (63%) 118 (69%)
Married 42 (20%) 43 (27%) 38 (22%)
Single 3 (1.5%) 2 (1%) 2 (1%)
Other 1 (0.5%) 3 (2%) 2 (1%)
Missing 35 (17%) 12 (7%) 12 (7%)
Obstetric data       
Vaginal delivery (%) 146 (70%) 120 (74%) 129 (75%)
Caesarean section (%) 32 (16%) 22 (14%) 31 (18%)
Vacuum extraction/forceps (%) 28 (14%) 20 (12%) 12 (7%)
  1. The intervention group (IG), Control Group A (CGA) and Control Group B (CGB).