Determinants of Exclusive Breast Feeding in sub-Saharan Africa: A Multilevel Approach


YALÇIN S. S. , Berde A. S. , Yalcin S.

PAEDIATRIC AND PERINATAL EPIDEMIOLOGY, vol.30, no.5, pp.439-449, 2016 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 30 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/ppe.12305
  • Journal Name: PAEDIATRIC AND PERINATAL EPIDEMIOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.439-449

Abstract

Background: The study aimed to provide an overall picture of the general pattern of exclusive breast feeding (EBF) in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) by examining maternal sociodemographic, antenatal and postnatal factors associated with EBF in the region, as well as explore countries variations in EBF rates.