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Table 3 AOM among Children Younger than 2 Years of Age in Jordan/JUH who were Artificially Fed, Nonexclusively Breastfed, Exclusively Breastfed for 3Months, and Exclusively Breastfed for 6Months

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

Type of Feeding Cases Controls Chi-Square P value Odds Ratio (OR)
Artificially Fed 23 (23.5) 17 (17.3) 20.647 0.000  
Nonexclusively Breastfed 40 (40.8) 23 (23.5) 0.234
Exclusively Breastfed-3 months 22 (22.4) 17 (17.3) 0.182
Exclusively Breastfed -6 months 13 (13.3) 41 (41.9) 0.245
Total 98 98  
  1. *Data are presented as the frequency (percent %)
  2. The difference is significant at the 0.05 level