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Table 6 Beliefs about breastfeeding during the COVID-19 pandemic among adults living in households with children 3 years and younger (ENCOVID-19- July 2020. N = 279), according to socio-economic status

From: Breastfeeding media coverage and beliefs during the COVID-19 pandemic in Mexico: implications for breastfeeding equity

  No Yes Don’t Know Total
Low 72.2% (13) 16.7% (3) 11.1% (2) 18
Medium-Low 75.2% (103) 7.3% (10) 17.5% (24) 137
Medium-High 56.9% (62) 18.3% (20) 24.8% (27) 109
High 53.3% (8) 26.7% (4) 20% (3) 15
  186 37 56 279
  1. Note: Socioeconomic status group differences by response to COVID-19 are statistically significant (Kruskal-Wallis chi-squared = 8.7655, df = 3, p-value = 0.033). Post-hoc analyses with the Holm adjustments indicate that the difference between medium-low and medium-high is statistically significant (p = 0.037). Fisher’s exact test also indicated a statistically significant association (chi-squared = 13.893, df = 6, p-value = 0.031)