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Table 5 Newborn first feed

From: Determinants of the early initiation of breastfeeding in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Region Newborn first feed Chi-square (p - value)
Breast milk Infant formula Glucose water
n % n % n %
Central (Riyadh) 174 38.4 320 64 6 1.2 167 (<  0.001)
Northern (Hail) 75 25 215 71.3 10 33
Eastern (Dammam) 177 59 120 40 3 1
Western (Jeddah) 172 57.3 120 40 8 2.3
Southern (Jazan) 196 65.3 97 32.3 7 2.3
KSA 794 46.7 872 51.3 34 2