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Table 1 Socio-demographics characteristics of the sample (n = 189)

From: Breastfeeding practices, timing of introduction of complementary beverages and foods and weight status in infants and toddlers participants of a WIC clinic in Puerto Rico

Socio-demographic variables N % or Median (25th, 75th percentiles)
Caregivers’ characteristics   
Relation to infant   
 Mother 181 95.8 %
 Father 3 1.6 %
 Other (grandparent, aunt/uncle) 5 2.6 %
Age (years)   27.0 (24.0, 32.0)
Educationa   
 ≤High school 71 38.0 %
 >High school 116 62.0 %
Number of children   2.0 (1.0–2.0)
Infants’ characteristics   
Gender   
 Girl 86 45.5 %
 Boy 103 54.5 %
Age (months)   12.0 (9.0,18.0)
Weight-for-length percentile   
 Underweight (<5th) 5 2.6 %
 Healthy weight (5–89th) 141 74.6 %
 Excessive weight (≥90th) 43 22.8 %
  1. aMissing data for 2 participants