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Table 3 Descriptive statistics for respondents and their infants

From: Neonatal Eating Assessment Tool - Mixed Breastfeeding and Bottle-Feeding (NeoEAT - Mixed Feeding): factor analysis and psychometric properties

Variable Frequency (n) Percent
Relationship to Infant (n = 608)
 Mother or Mother-Figure 575 94.6%
 Father or Father-Figure 28 4.6%
 Other Primary Caregiver 5 0.8%
Child Race/Ethnicity (n = 607)
 White 399 65.7%
 Hispanic 43 7.1%
 Black 35 5.8%
 Asian 24 4.0%
 More than one race 90 14.8%
 Other 10 1.6%
Parent Highest Education (n = 608)
 High School degree or less 138 22.7%
 Technical School/Community College 62 10.2%
 College/University 206 33.9%
 Graduate School 202 33.2%
Household Income (n = 605)
 < $20,000 49 8.1%
 $20,000 – 39,999 112 18.5%
 $40,000 – 59,999 102 16.9%
 $60,000 – 79,999 92 15.2%
 $80,000 – 99,999 57 9.4%
 > $100,000 193 31.9%
Family Type (n = 608)
 Two Parent Family 550 90.5%
 Single Parent Family 46 7.6%
 Other 12 2.0%
Select Infant Conditions (n = 608)a
 Diagnosed Feeding Problem 38 6.3%
 Current Feeding Tube 10 1.6%
 Preterm Birth 67 11.0%
 Structural Abnormality 18 3.0%
 Congenital Heart Disease 18 3.0%
 Genetic Disorder 5 0.8%
  1. aMultiple conditions could be selected