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Table 1 Participants’ sociodemographic information

From: A qualitative exploration of the sociocultural determinants of exclusive breastfeeding practices among rural mothers, North West Nigeria

Characteristics n
(N = 20)
Ethnicity
 Hausa 15
 Fulani 5
Education
 Formal education Nil
 Informal education (Arabic school)a 4
 No education 16
Occupation
 Housewife 19
 Subsistence farmer 1
Place of last birth
 Home 17
 Health centreb 3
Number of antenatal clinic visits
 3 or more visits 6
 1–2 visits 7
 No visits 7
  1. aThose Arabic schools not recognized by the Government are referred to as informal
  2. bOne participant had a caesarean birth