TABLE 6

Frequency of Temperatures Recorded and Mean Peak Temperature on the First Day After Vaccination According to the Type of Feeding

ParameterExclusive Breastfeeding (n = 120)Partial Breastfeeding (n = 154)No Breastfeeding (n = 176)
No. of temperature checks reported
    5–6105 (88)129 (84)150 (85)
    3–412 (10)18 (12)24 (14)
    1–23 (2)7 (4)2 (1)
Peak temperature mean (SD), °Ca37.10 (0.84)37.20 (0.88)37.50 (0.89)
  • a Analysis of variance: F = 8.74, P < .001.