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Table 6 Other associated parameters amongst respondents that determines willingness to donate breast milk and/or receive donated breast milk

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 Willingness to donate/receive DBM
  Yes
n (%)
No
n (%)
Total p
Knowledge of donor breast milk n = 480 n = 258 n = 738  
 None 144 (78) 40 (22) 184 0.001†
 Partial 295 (62) 183 (38) 478  
 Adequate 41 (54) 35 (46) 76  
 2     
Awareness of Policies regarding DBM n = 704 n = 460 n = 1164  
 Yes 66 (82) 15 (18) 81 0.001†
 No 638 (59) 445 (41) 1083  
Would require financial numeration to donate n = 702 n = 418 n = 1120  
 Yes 126 (84) 24 (16) 150 0.001†
 No 576 (59) 394 (41) 970  
Have heard of Donor breast milk n = 701 n = 464 n = 1165  
 Yes 283 (61) 178 (39) 461 0.492
 No 418 (59) 286 (41) 704  
Spouse consent to donate/receive DBM n = 694 n = 400 n = 1094  
 Yes 613 (70) 265 (30) 878 0.001†
 No 81 (38) 135 (62) 216  
Experience excessive milk flow n = 681 n = 448 n = 1129  
 Yes 320 (62) 193 (38) 513 0.197
 No 361 (59) 255 (41) 616  
Preference for donor n = 629 n = 306 n = 935  
 Relatives 587 (70) 258 (30) 845 0.001†
 Non-relatives 42 (47) 48 (62) 90  
Would accept DBM if donor tested and safe n = 579 n = 441 n = 1020  
 Yes 245 (42) 339 (58) 584 0.001†
 No 334 (77) 102 (23) 436  
Milk preference in serious medical conditions n = 571 n = 420 n = 921  
 Donor milk 425 (77) 127 (23) 552 0.001†
 Infant formula 146 (33) 293 (67) 439  
  1. DBM donated breast milk, †P value is statistically significant