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Table 3 Mothers’ knowledge of breastfeeding risks and benefits

From: Factors associated with breastfeeding intent among mothers of newborn babies in Da Nang, Viet Nam

Question (n = 286) Answer
Yes No Unsure
n (%) n (%) n (%)
Does breastmilk contain all the nutrients an infant needs during the first 6 months? 279 (97.6) 3 (1.0) 4 (1.4)
Does breastfeeding increase the infant’s risk of diarrhoea? 14 (4.9) 262 (91.6) 10 (3.5)
Does breastfeeding strengthen the bonding between a mother and her baby? 281 (98.3) 4 (1.4) 1 (0.3)
  1. Correct answers in bold