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Table 2 Participants’ characteristics in the study sample: Mean (± SD) and Median (± IQR) (n = 344)

From: Knowledge, attitudes, and practices of breastfeeding among women visiting primary healthcare clinics on the island of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Variable Mean (± SDa) Median (±IQRb)
Number of people living inside house (Including housemaids, drivers, etc.) 4.7 (± 2.9) 4 (± 2)
Age of last child (in months) 8.2 (± 5.7) 6 (± 8)
Employer-entitled breastfeeding hours per day (in hours) 1.1 (± 0.3) 1 (± 1)
Employer-entitled breastfeeding hours duration (in months) 15.3 (± 5.2) 18 (± 6)
Breastfeeding duration of previous children (in months) (n = 171) 16.2 (± 7.3) 17 (± 12)
Age of stopping breastfeeding of last child (in months) (n = 66) 7.1 (± 5.4) 6 (± 9)
  1. aSD Standard deviation, b IQR Interquartile range