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Table 3 Breastfeeding and complementary feeding practices pattern of the study infants

From: Determinants of infant and young complementary feeding practices among children 6–23 months of age in urban Pakistan: a multicenter longitudinal study

IYCF Indicators No (%)
Exclusively breastfed at 3 months (n = 171) 129 (75.4)
Exclusively breastfed at 6 months (n = 159) 48 (30.2)
Predominantly breastfed at 6 months (n = 159) 15 (9.4)
Age appropriate breastfeeding (n = 159) 129 (81.1%)
Continued breastfeeding at 1 year of age (n = 154) 136 (88.3)
Continued breastfeeding at 2 years of age (n = 133) 43 (32.3)
Average age at introduction of solid, semi-solid or soft foods 5.44 ± 0.56
Introduction of solid, semi-solid or soft foods at 6 months of age (n = 159) 90 (60.4%)