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Table 3 Practice of Exclusive Breastfeeding by Intervention Status, MIYCN Study, Nairobi Slums

From: Effectiveness of home-based nutritional counselling and support on exclusive breastfeeding in urban poor settings in Nairobi: a cluster randomized controlled trial

  Control Intervention   Total
  n % 95% CI n % 95% CI p-value1 n % 95% CI
EBF for 0–2 months
 Yes 419 79.7 76.0 82.9 394 83.5 79.8 86.6   813 81.5 78.9 83.8
 No 107 20.3 17.1 24.0 78 16.5 13.4 20.2 0.466 185 18.5 16.2 21.1
EBF for 0–4 months
 Yes 338 69.4 65.2 73.3 307 70.1 65.6 74.2   645 69.7 66.7 72.6
 No 149 30.6 26.6 34.8 131 29.9 25.8 34.4 0.929 280 30.3 27.4 33.3
EBF at for 0–6 months
 Yes 250 54.6 50.0 59.1 232 55.2 50.4 59.9   482 54.9 51.6 58.2
 No 208 45.4 40.9 50.0 188 44.8 40.1 49.6 0.941 396 45.1 41.8 48.4
  1. 1 P-values are computed after excluding the missing/don’t knows, and after adjusting for clustering