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Table 2 Prevalence of self-reported domestic violence and breast feeding indicators by study factor

From: Intimate partner violence identified through routine antenatal screening and maternal and perinatal health outcomes

  No breastfeeding at birth No breastfeeding at discharge No breastfeeding at first postnatal visit
Cases Participants % Cases Participants % Cases Participants %
Total 4516 44,868 10.1 5213 49,527 10.5 1464 9053 16.2
Domestic violence in previous 12 months
 No 826 28,596 2.9 1627 35,865 4.5 4311 35,696 12.1
 Yes 33 477 6.9 41 628 6.5 84 622 13.5
Domestic violence: scared of partner
 No 822 28,679 2.9 1631 35,996 4.5 4314 35,823 12.0
 Yes 37 394 9.4 37 497 7.4 81 495 16.4
Ante-natal depressive symptom
 No 594 27,361 2.2 1524 34,381 4.4 4096 34,213 12.0
 Yes 265 1712 15.5 144 2112 6.8 299 2105 14.2
Maternal age-group
  < 20 years 787 27,128 2.9 1516 34,018 4.5 4013 33,859 11.9
 20–39 years 60 1497 4.0 112 1911 5.9 299 1901 15.7
  > 40 years 12 448 2.7 40 564 7.1 83 558 14.9
SES category
 High 394 11,411 3.5 713 14,770 4.8 1765 14,692 12.0
 Middle 380 14,370 2.6 794 17,478 4.5 2130 17,395 12.2
 Low 85 3292 2.6 161 4245 3.8 500 4231 11.8
Australian-born
 No 342 13,734 2.5 748 17,014 4.4 2042 16,913 12.1
 Yes 517 15,339 3.4 920 19,479 4.7 2353 19,405 12.1
BMI category
 Underweight 458 15,965 2.9 938 20,021 4.7 2291 19,949 11.5
 Normal Weight 50 1711 2.9 168 2176 7.7 300 2160 13.9
 Overweight 220 6687 3.3 329 8357 3.9 995 8306 12.0
 Obese 131 4710 2.8 233 5939 3.9 809 5903 13.7
Ante-natal problems
 No 704 24,699 2.9 1300 30,801 4.2 3510 30,646 11.5
 Yes 155 4374 3.5 368 5692 6.5 885 5672 15.6
Intervention at birth
 No 722 25,471 2.8 1122 31,943 3.5 3408 31,788 10.7
 Yes 137 3602 3.8 546 4550 12.0 987 4530 21.8
Alcohol intake code
 No 850 28,622 3.0 1648 35,919 4.6 4325 35,745 12.1
 Yes 9 451 2.0 20 574 3.5 70 573 12.2
s
 No 486 27,018 1.8 1431 33,679 4.2 3962 33,521 11.8
 Yes 73 2055 3.6 237 2814 8.4 433 2797 15.5