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Table 3 Parameters on knowledge, awareness and attitude towards the concept of donor breast milk amongst respondents

From: Perception of donor breast milk and determinants of its acceptability among mothers in a developing community: a cross-sectional multi-center study in south-east Nigeria

Parameters of Donor Breast milk Variables Number Percentage
   (n) (%)
Ever heard of breast milk donation (n = 1225) Yes 480 39
No 745 61
Knowledge of the concept of donor milk (n = 759) None 186 25
Partial 494 65
Adequate 79 10
Awareness of policy on milk donation (n = 1179) Yes 81 7
No 1098 93
Willingness to receive donated milk (n = 1172) Yes 707 60
No 465 40
Would require monetary remuneration for donating breast milk (n = 1134) Yes 150 13
No 984 87
Would require spousal consent before reeving or donating breast milk (n = 1134) Yes 885 80
No 220 20
Preference for milk donor (n = 948) Relatives 853 90
Non-relatives 95 10
Would recommend donor breast milk for babies of other mothers (n = 1176) Yes 587 50
No 589 50
Milk preference in serious medical conditions where breastfeeding is contraindicated or impossible (n = 1040) Donor Breast milk 555 55
Infant formula 463 45
Experiences excessive breast milk flow during lactation (n = 1139) Yes 514 55
No 625 45