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Table 5 Gains in breastfeeding knowledge and abilities between baseline and post-intervention by type of provider

From: How much can Mexican healthcare providers learn about breastfeeding through a semi-virtual training? A propensity score matching analysis

  ATT a SE b CI [95%] b
Primary Physicians
 General knowledge about breastfeeding 20.85*** 1.78 17.21 24.08
 Knowledge about breastfeeding benefits 59.20*** 2.68 54.23 64.39
 Knowledge clinical aspects of breastfeeding 7.23** 2.93 1.49 13.08
 Clinical ability to solve problems 4.36 2.66 −2.02 8.77
 Ability to overcome breastfeeding challenges −2.83 3.58 −11.76 3.16
Registered nurses
 General knowledge about breastfeeding 23.81*** 3.07 17.60 29.37
 Knowledge about breastfeeding benefits 52.65*** 3.27 46.12 58.07
 Knowledge clinical aspects of breastfeeding −2.08 4.79 −10.40 8.14
 Clinical ability to solve problems 14.39*** 3.70 8.00 23.46
 Ability to overcome breastfeeding challenges 12.07*** 3.83 5.02 19.68
Nurse technicians
 General knowledge about breastfeeding 20.18*** 2.59 15.16 26.18
 Knowledge about breastfeeding benefits 49.27*** 3.73 44.75 57.66
 Knowledge clinical aspects of breastfeeding 6.47 3.68 −0.66 13.02
 Clinical ability to solve problems 5.58 3.82 −1.49 12.58
 Ability to overcome breastfeeding challenges −7.00 5.20 −16.19 4.17
  1. Notes: ATT Average Treatment effect for the Treated; SE Standard Error; CI 95% Confidence Interval; a Kernel matching for time of intervention; b Bootstrap coefficient estimated with 500 replications; Significance: ** p-value< 0.05, *** p-value < 0.01