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Table 3 Breastfeeding knowledge, attitude, and support of expectant couples

From: A cross-sectional comparison of breastfeeding knowledge, attitudes, and perceived partners’ support among expectant couples in Mekelle, Ethiopia

Breastfeeding construct Mothers Fathers P - value
Knowledge Mean (61.5 + 14.4) Mean (61.4 + 17.0) 0.66
Attitude Mean (62 + 7.4) Mean (61.4 + 8.5) 0.54
Support
 Savvy Mean (36.4 + 7.6) Mean (38 + 8) 0.05
 Helping Mean (29.0 + 5.4) Mean (29.0 + 6.0) 0.15
 Appreciation Mean (24.9 + 4.9) Mean (26 + 5.0) 0.02
 Presence Mean (24.4 + 4.8) Mean (26 + 4.7) 0.002
 Responsiveness Mean (20 + 3.9) Mean (21 + 4.0) 0.04