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Public support and sociodemographic correlates of public breastfeeding support in New Zealand

NZ Research Abstract

posted by Research Admin on 19 December 2018

Authors

Yanshu Huang
Danny Osborne
Chris G. Sibley

Year of Publication

2018

Source

The New Zealand Medical Journal, 131(1487 )

Publication Type

Journal article (peer reviewed)

Publication Status

Completed

Abstract

Using data from the 2016/17 New Zealand Attitudes and Values Study, this study explored levels of support for public breastfeeding and sociodemographic correlates of public breastfeeding attitudes in New Zealand. The authors found that most New Zealanders supported breastfeeding in public. They also found that being a parent, having more children, being in a serious romantic relationship, having attained higher education and being of Māori ethnicity were associated with greater support for public breastfeeding.

Type of Study

Survey

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