Prevalence and associated factors of exclusive breastfeeding among mothers in Pan-Ta-Naw township, Myanmar

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Wai Lynn Kyi
Aroonsri Mongkolcharti
Jiraporn Chompikul
Somsak Wongsawass

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This cross sectional study aimed to explore the prevalence and predictors of exclusive breast feeding practices in Pan-Ta-Naw Township, Ayyerwaddy Region, Myanmar. Two-stages tratified sampling was used to randomly select a sample of 403 mothers who have a childaged 6-12 months. They were interviewed both in rural and urban hospitals. The research instrument was consisted of 43 questions. Chi-square tests and multiple logistic regressions were performed to examine factors associated with exclusive breast feeding.

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Kyi WL, Mongkolcharti A, Chompikul J, Wongsawass S. Prevalence and associated factors of exclusive breastfeeding among mothers in Pan-Ta-Naw township, Myanmar. J Public Hlth Dev [Internet]. 2016 Mar. 22 [cited 2024 Apr. 16];13(3):81-94. Available from: https://he01.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/AIHD-MU/article/view/52800
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