Table 2

Test parameters of event calendar method and maternal recall method, in comparison to data since birth to correctly identified EBF for six months

Event calendar EBF

Mother reported EBF

Estimate

95% CI

Estimate

95% CI


Sensitivity

100.0

85.7, 100

100.0

85.69, 100.0

Specificity

75.0

64.5, 83.2

26.2

17.86, 36.82

Positive Predictive Value

53.5

38.9, 67.5

28.1

19.48, 38.59

Negative Predictive Value

100.0

90.0, 100.0

100.0

84.54, 100.0


EBF -Exclusive Breast Feeding

Agampodi et al. BMC Pediatrics 2011 11:80   doi:10.1186/1471-2431-11-80

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