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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of the mothers

From: An educational intervention to implement skin-to-skin contact and early breastfeeding in a rural hospital in Mexico

Variable Mothers who received SSC and early breastfeeding (n = 109) Mothers who did not receive SSC and early breastfeeding (n = 33) p - value
Age (years) 22.1 ± 5.3 23.1 ± 4.4 0.3
Gravidity    
1 53 (49%) 18 (55%) 0.6
2 26 (24%) 5 (15%)
3 20 (18%) 8 (24%)
>  3 10 (9%) 2 (6%)
Gestational age at birth 39.1 ± 1.4 39.4 ± 1.2 0.2
  1. Comparisons between groups were made through unpaired T-tests for continuous variables and Fisher’s exact tests for categorical data