Table 6.

Median Breastfeeding Duration in Months in Relation to the Frequency of Pacifier Use, Calculated From a Crude Regression Model and After Adjustment for Age* and Education in Some Selected Groups

Pacifier UseCrude ModelOlder Mothers/Long EducationOlder Mothers/Short EducationYounger Mothers/Short Education
Never/early stop10.011.09.68.3
Occasionally9.010.69.38.0
Often8.39.08.27.3
Frequent7.58.47.66.5
  • * Older mothers, 36 years of age; and younger mothers, 22 years of age.

  • Short education, no university; and long education, ≥4 years university.