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Table 3 Clinical characteristics of participants (N = 25)

From: The estimated incidence of lactational breast abscess and description of its management by percutaneous aspiration at the Douala General Hospital, Cameroon

CharacteristicsFrequencyPercentage
Number of aspirations
 31144
 2832
 1624
Duration of follow-up (resolution time)
 6416
 7416
 8624
 9728
 10416
Continued breastfeeding
 No624
 Yes1976
Breastfeeding counseling received
 No2184
 Yes416
Place of antenatal care
 Not in the Douala General Hospital1656
 Others724
 Douala General Hospital44
Past history of mastitis in multiparous women (N = 17)
 No1271
 Yes529
Type of treatment received
 Flucloxacillin 500 mg + aspiration1872
 Flucloxacillin 500 mg + aspiration+ infiltration ceftriaxone624
 Erythromycin + aspiration14
Gestational age at delivery (weeks)
 38832
 39832
 40416
 41520