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Table 1 Sociodemographic Characteristics of the Study Population Stratified by Group

From: Breastfeeding initiation and duration and acute otitis media among children less than two years of age in Jordan: results from a case–control study

Variable Level Cases Controls p- value
*Sex Female 36(36.7) 49(50) 0.061
Male 62(63.3) 49(50)
**Age (months)   21.26 ± 4.3 19.35 ± 4.75 0.04
*Level of Education Preparatory 6(6.1) 5(5.1) 0.004
High school 24(24.5) 6(6.1)
University college 11(11.2) 12(12.2)
Bachelor’s 50(51) 59(60.2)
Postgraduate 7(7.1) 16(16.3)
  1. *Data are presented as the frequency (percentage) and are considered statistically significant at p < 0.05
  2. ** Data are presented as the mean ± SD and are considered statistically significant at p < 0.05