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Table 1 Descriptive statistics of the study sample (N = 2729)

From: Association between place of birth and timely breastfeeding initiation among Cambodian women: a population-based study

  n (Wt. %)
Mother’s age
  15–24 1020 (37.9)
  24–34 1424 (51.4)
  35–49 285 (10.7)
Mother’s education
  None 359 (12.2)
  Primary 1348 (50.6)
  Secondary or above 1138 (37.1)
Marital status
  Married/living with partner 2627 (96.4)
  Not married 102 (3.6)
Household wealth index
  Poor 1201 (43.4)
  Middle 441 (19.2)
  Rich 1203 (37.4)
Parity
  Primiparous 1123 (41.0)
  Multiparous 1606 (58.9)
Child’s sex
  Male 1372 (50.4)
  Female 1357 (49.6)
Residence
  Urban 725 (13.5)
  Rural 2004 (86.5)
Employment
  No 1141 (44.5)
  Yes 1588 (55.5)
Health insurance
  No 2309 (83.1)
  Yes 420 (16.9)
Antenatal visits during pregnancy
  None 129 (3.6)
  1–3 visits 567 (20.4)
  4 or more visits 2033 (76.0)
Cesarean birth
  No 2521 (92.7)
  Yes 208 (7.3)
Type of birth attendant
  Doctor 425 (17.2)
  Nurse/midwife 2045 (75.6)
  TBA or other 259 (7.2)
Prelacteal feeds
  No 2068 (72.7)
  Yes 661 (27.3)
Timely breastfeeding initiation
  No 1012 (34.8)
  Yes 1717 (65.2)
Place of birth
  Public facility 1985 (72.8)
  Private facility 396 (15.9)
  Home 348 (11.2)
  1. Abbreviations: Wt.% Weighted percent, TBA Traditional birth attendant