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Table 4 Comparison of the provided breastfeeding facilities between national and multinational sites

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

Workplace breastfeeding facilities Multinational (n = 71) National (n = 226) Test of proportion difference (95 % Cl) P-Value
Yes Yes
N % N %
Physical facilities
 Breastfeeding corner for breastfeeding 9 12.7 8 3.5 9.1 (1.3, 17.2) 0.004
 Place for storing breast milk 0 0 0 0 0 0
 Breast milk pump 0 0 3 1.3 −1.32 (−2.8, 0.16) 0.329
 Jobsite crèche for childcare 0 0 5 2.2 −2.2 (−4.1, −0.3) 0.206
Non-physical facilities
 Paid maternity leave 71 100 226 100 0 0
 Lighter job or task adjustment 45 63 89 39 24 (11.1, 37) <0.01
 Provided breastfeeding options 35 49 28 12.4 37 (24.5, 49) <0.01
 Breastfeeding breaks 27 38 18 8 30 (18, 42) <0.01