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Table 3 Medical students’ ranked perceptions of which figure is most influential upon a mother’s infant feeding decisions

From: Are the doctors of the future ready to support breastfeeding? A cross-sectional study in the UK

 Mean ranking (1–6)
Partner2.39
Midwife2.6
Mother3.01
Doctor3.76
Other family member4.4
Other healthcare professional4.8
  1. 1: most influential; 6: least influential