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Table 2 Drop-in sessions and attendances for breastfeeding support at SILC drop-in centres in LGAs allocated to home visit plus drop-in centre trial arma

From: Implementation and evaluation of community-based drop-in centres for breastfeeding support in Victoria, Australia

Location LGA A
Regional
LGA B
Rural
LGA C
Metropolitan
Total
Hours open 4 h/day
5 days/week
2–3 h/day
3 days/week
4–5 h/day
3 days/week
 
Total sessions open 140 92 87 319
Number of volunteers, mean (range) 2 (0, 6)
Attendances for breastfeeding support/information
Attendances for breastfeeding support/information, n (%) 148 (15) 78 (83) 229 (84) 455
Average attendances/session 1 0.8 2.6 1.4
Infant age (weeks):mean (SD) and median (range) 17 (17.0)
11 (0, 100)
8 (10.3)
4 (0, 60)
5 (4.7)
4 (0, 26)
9 (12.1)
5 (0, 100)
First baby, n (%) 78 (53) 49 (63) 153 (67) 280 (62)
First visit, n (%) 99 (66) 52 (67) 158 (69) 307 (67)
  1. aIncludes SILC trial run in period
  2. SILC Supporting breastfeeding In Local Communities, LGA Local Government Area