Table 2

Characteristics of infants of mothers who completed and did not complete referral
Characteristics of infants Referral completed (n = 104) Referral not completed (n = 6)
Gender
 Male 52 (50) 2 (33.3)
 Female 52 (50) 4 (66.7)
Age at interview
 < 6weeks 8 (7.7) 1 (16.7)
 6 weeks - 9 weeks 9 (8.9) 1 (16.7)
 10 weeks −13 weeks 6 (5.7) 1 (16.7)
 14 weeks −16 weeks 5 (4.8) 1 (16.7)
 > 16 weeks 76 (73.0) 2 (33.3)
Age at first referral
 Less than 2weeks 22 (21.1) 2 (33.3)
 2–4 weeks 41 (39.4) 3 (50)
 5–8 weeks 32 (30.8) 0
 9–12 weeks 7 (6.7) 1 (16.7)
 Do not know 2 (1.9) 0
Alive at time of interview
 Alive 98 (94.2) 6 (100)
 Died 6 (5.8) 0
Breastfed in the 24 hours before the interview
 Yes 38 (36.5) 4 (66.7)
 No 60 (57.7) 2 (33.3)
 Missing 6 (5.8) 0 (0)

Data are number (%).

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Nsibande et al. BMC Health Services Research 2013 13:47   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-13-47

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