Table 2

Characteristics of respondents
Variable Total (N = 415)
% N
Ages
  21-25yrs 6.0 25
  26-30yrs 34.0 141
  31-35yrs 45.3 188
  36-40yrs 9.9 41
  40+ and over 1.0 4
  Unknown 3.9 16
Education level
  Junior high school 0.7 3
  Senior high school 10.6 44
  Vocational/college degree 68.9 286
  Graduate school or above 19.8 82
Job
  Full-time 58.1 241
  Part-time 3.9 16
  Contracted 1.0 4
  Unemployed 37.1 154
Number of children
  One 63.4 263
  Two 33.3 138
  Three 3.1 13
  Four 0.2 1
Age of youngest children
  0-6yrs 99.8 414
  7-12yrs 0.2 1
Family member
  Parents 14.9 62
  Parents-in -law 38.8 161
  Spouse 91.1 378
  Children 91.6 380
  Others 12.3 51
Caregiver
  Parents 17.3 72
  Parents-in -law 22.4 93
  Myself 78.1 324
  Spouse 20.0 83
  Babysitter 16.9 70
  Others 2.4 10
Exclusively breastfeeding
  Mix breast milk and others 17.3 72
  Only breast milk 82.7 343
Breastfeeding practices
  From breast directly 40.5 168
  Bottle feed with expressed milk 16.6 69
  Alternating between directly feeding and expressed milk from bottles 31.8 132
  Directly from breast only before bedtime 11.1 46
Breastfeeding duration
  4-6 month 40.2 167
  7-12 month 34.2 142
  13-18 month 15.4 64
  19-24 month 5.8 24
  25-36 month 4.3 18

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