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Table 3 Differences in Breastfeeding Attitudes, Self-efficacy and Exclusive Breastfeeding (EBF) between groups

From: Breastfeeding counseling based on formative research at primary healthcare Services in Mexico

Outcome Baseline Follow-up
  Intervention
Mean ± SD
Control
Mean ± SD
P Intervention
Mean ± SD
Control
Mean ± SD
P
Negative Attitudes a 38.9 ± 6.5 40.3 ± 7.2 0.39 29.8 ± 8.4 40.3 ± 7.3 0.0001
Self-efficacy a 38.4 ± 5.5 39.5 ± 5.0 0.36 41.7 ± 6.0 38.6 ± 5.2 0.018
  % (n) % (n) P % (n) % (n) P
EBF b 40 (16) 37.5 (15) 0.82 70 (28) 22.5 (9) 0.0001
  1. a t test
  2. b chi square test