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Table 2 Breastfeeding and complementary feeding practices for N = 153 and N = 74

From: Correlation between dietary intake and serum ganglioside concentrations: a cross-sectional study among Malaysian toddlers

Participating child Entire group (N = 153) Sub group (N = 74)
n (%) n (%)
Has child ever been breastfed?
 Yes 153 (100) 74 (100)
Still breastfed?
 Yes 73 (47.7) 35 (47.3)
 No 80 (52.3) 39 (52.7)
If no longer breastfed, child’s age when breastfeeding ceased?
 Before 1 month 2 (2.4) 1 (2.6)
 1–3 months 12 (15.0) 8 (20.5)
 3–6 months 23 (28.8) 13 (33.3)
 After 6 months 43 (53.8) 17 (43.6)
Proportions receiving growing up milk
 12.0–17.9 months 46 (75.4) 21 (72.4)
 18.0–24.5 months 79 (85.9) 36 (80.0)
Child’s age when first solid/semi-solid foods given?
 Before 3 months 7 (4.6) 5 (6.8)
 3–5 months 18 (11.8) 10 (13.5)
 At 6 months 79 (51.6) 35 (47.3)
 After 6 months 49 (32.0) 24 (32.4)
aType of food introduced in the first 6 months?
 Infant formula 100 (65.4) 53 (71.6)
 Commercial cereals 89 (58.1) 41 (55.4)
 Rice porridge 65 (42.5) 32 (43.2)
 Fruit puree 49 (32.0) 21 (28.4)
 Vegetable puree 39 (25.5) 17 (23.0)
  1. amothers reported introducing more than one type of food