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Table 2 Prevalence of current asthma, persistent wheezing, cough, and phlegm at the end of the follow-up period (N = 1933).

From: Breastfeeding and childhood asthma: a six-year population-based cohort study

Duration of breastfeeding Current asthma Persistent wheezing Persistent cough Persistent phlegm
  n * Prevalence (%) n * Prevalence (%) n * Prevalence (%) n * Prevalence (%)
0–3 months (N = 346) 27 7.8 17 4.9 27 7.8 25 7.3
4–6 months (N = 385) 20 5.2 14 3.6 22 5.7 20 5.2
7–9 months (N = 528) 32 6.0 14 2.7 22 4.2 15 2.8
10–12 months (N = 434) 37 8.5 13 3.0 21 4.8 21 4.8
> 12 months (N = 240) 21 8.8 16 6.7 17 7.1 19 7.9
  1. * Number of individuals with the health outcome
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