Table 3

Log rank test comparing times to initiation of breastfeeding between primiparous women with a companion during labour and women receiving standard care

Group (n)

Median time to breastfeeding in minutes (range)

95% CI for median time

Log rank statistic

p value


Experimental group (94)

Control group (115)

16 (0-26)

54 (21-720)

(14.6, 17.5)

(46.6, 61.4)

255.68

<0.01


Morhason-Bello et al. International Breastfeeding Journal 2009 4:16   doi:10.1186/1746-4358-4-16

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