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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of the participants (N = 218)

From: Factors associated with abandoning exclusive breastfeeding in Mexican mothers at two private hospitals

Characteristic Exclusive breastfeeding
No, n = 157 (%) Yes, n = 61 (%)
Age (years)
 20–29 48 (30.5) 9 (14.7)
 30–39 99 (63) 45 (73.7)
 40–45 10 (16.3) 7 (11.4)
Marital status
 Married 140 (89.1) 59 (96.7)
 Cohabiting 9 (5.7) 0
 Single mother 3 (1.9) 2 (3.2)
 Divorced/separated 5 (3.1) 0
Education
 Doctorate 3 (1.9) 1 (1.6)
 Master’s degree 29 (18.4) 20 (32.7)
 Bachelor’s degree 116 (73.8) 38 (62.2)
 High school 8 (5.0) 2 (3.2)
 Secondary 1 (0.63) 0
Occupation
 Homemaker 75 (47.7) 34 (55.7)
 Remunerated job 82 (52.2) 27 (44.2)