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Maternal Modification and Breastfeeding

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sensitisation to food (82%) when compared to those breastfed for less than 6 months (72%), (OR, 0.56; CI, 0.32-0.96, p= .048).

The effect of breastfeeding on the number and presence of sensitisation to foods is shown in Table 5 and Table 6 respectivly for the Modified group.

Table 5 Mean Number of Food Allergies in the Modified Group

SD

Mann-Whitney U

0.89

1312

1.34

1278

1.48

742.5

2.04

218

M

< 6 Months SD

0.18

0.49

0.93

1.46

1.55

1.73

1.33

1.59

(Years)

M

<1

0.45

>1, < 2

0.94

> 2, < 5

0.94

>5

1.78

Age

Length of Breastfeeding

  • >

    6 Months

< 6 months

> 6 months

OR (95% CI)

<1

6 (13%)

17 (26%)

0.32 (0.12-0.84)*

> 1, < 2

18 (44%)

21 (32%)

0.82 (0.40-1.67)

> 2, < 5

19 (23%)

21 (25%)

0.94 (0.46-1.92)

>5

9 (24%)

12 (32%)

0.67 (0.24-1.9)

Table 6 Presence of any Food Allergy in the Modified Group

Note. *p< .05.

Age (Years)

Length of Breastfeeding

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