Table 5

Sources of feeding information for mothers during pregnancy and after delivery

 BreastfeedingComplementary feedingFormula feeding
Family members/neighbours/friends27636.831647.614459.0
Popular media31241.722834.352.0
Health facility16021.412018.16526.6
Formula company2911.9
  • *These are the multi-choice questions which mean all sources of information mentioned by interviewees are recorded as ‘yes’. To calculate the proportions, all ‘yes’ answers in different categories are summed up as denominators, and all ‘yes’ answers in each category are summed up as numerators.