Table 4

The effect of suboptimal breastfeeding on selected outcomes in neonates


Outcome

Reference Category

Predominant

Partial

Not


Diarrhea Incidence

Exclusive

-

Predominant

1.67 (0.50-5.52)[27]

0.69 (0.09-5.49)[27]

Partial

0.41 (0.05-3.68)[27]



Diarrhea Prevalence

Exclusive

Predominant

4.44 (2.42-8.16)[27]

1.83 (0.73-4.60[27]

Partial

0.41 (0.17-1.00)[27]



Diarrhea Mortality

Exclusive

Predominant

1.40 (0.13-15.42)[19]

Partial



All-Cause Mortality

Exclusive

1.41 (1.00-1.99)[19,24]

2.96 (0.75-11.69)[19,24]

1.75 (0.30-10.26)[19]

Predominant

1.33 (0.61-2.91)[19]

1.94 (0.59-6.43)[19]

Partial

1.46 (0.40-5.29)[19]


*Effect reported as RR (95% CI)[Ref]

Lamberti et al. BMC Public Health 2011 11(Suppl 3):S15   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-11-S3-S15

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