Skip to main content

Table 3 Comparison of the provided breastfeeding facilities between public and private sectors

From: Employers’ perspective of workplace breastfeeding support in Karachi, Pakistan: a cross-sectional study

Workplace breastfeeding facilities Public (n = 75) Private (n = 222) Test of proportion difference (95 % Cl) P-Value
Yes Yes
n % n %
Physical facilities
 Breastfeeding corner for breastfeeding 5 6.7 12 5.4 1.24 (−5.11, 7.64) 0.684
 Jobsite crèche for childcare 3 4 2 0.9 3 (−1.5, 7.7) 0.071
 Breast milk pump 3 4 0 0 4 (−0.43, 8.4) 0.003
 Place for storing breast milk 0 0 0 0
Non-physical facilities
 Paid maternity leave 75 100 222 100 0 0
 Lighter job or task adjustment 36 48 98 44 4 (−9.2, 17) 0.562
 Provided breastfeeding options 11 15 52 23 −8.75 (−18.5, 0.99) 0.109
 Breastfeeding breaks 10 13 35 16 2 (−11, 7) 0.6115