TABLE 3.

Prevalence of Breastfeeding at Discharge From the hospital, at 6 Months, and at 12 Months

Intervention Group, n (n = 140)Control Group, n (n = 140)Relative Risk (95% CI)P
At the discharge from the hospital
    Full127 (91)124 (88.6)1.02 (0.9–1.1).7
    Complementary7 (5)5 (3.6)1.4 (0.46–4.3).8
    Bottle6 (4)11 (7.8)0.5 (0.2–1.4).3
At 6 mo
    Full35 (25)21 (15)1.67 (1.02–2.71)<.05
    Complementary*40 (33)41 (34)0.98 (0.68–1.39)1.0
At 12 mo
    Complementary27 (19)16 (11)1.69 (0.95–2.99).09
  • Data are n (%). CI indicates confidence interval.

  • * Not included were women who fully breastfed.