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Table 4 AOM among Children Younger than 2 Years of Age in Jordan/JUH who were Exclusively Breastfed for 3Months and Children who 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)
Exclusively Breastfed-3 months 22 (62.9) 17 (29.3) 10.088 0.001 1.7
Exclusively Breastfed -6 months 13 (37.1) 41 (70.7)
Total 35 (37.6%) 58 (62.4%)
  1. *Data are presented as the frequency (percent %)
  2. The difference is significant at the 0.05 level