TABLE 4

Distribution of Fever According to Type of Feeding

Type of FeedingInfants With Fever, n (%)RR (95% CI)Adjusted RR (95% CI)a
Exclusive breastfeeding (n = 120)30 (25)0.46 (0.33 to 0.66)0.38 (0.21 to 0.73)
Partial breastfeeding (n = 154)48 (31)0.58 (0.44 to 0.77)0.46 (0.27 to 0.84)
No breastfeeding (n = 176)94 (53)1.0
  • RR indicates risk ratio.

  • a Risk adjusted for maternal education, smoking, presence of other children in the household, and vaccine dose.