Table 1 Infant and maternal characteristics

From: Breastfeeding experience differentially impacts recognition of happiness and anger in mothers

  Descriptives Pearson's r
  Range M(SE) EBF %BFM
EBF duration (days) 91–213 159.21 (3.67)   .662***
Breastfed meals (%) 0–100 63.75 (4.23) .662***  
Maternal     
Age (years) 22–42 32.33 (0.53) .135 .201
Education (years) 10–26 15.28 (0.42) −.016 .340**
Other children (count) 0–2 0.53 (0.07) −.131 −.035
PANAS     
Positive affect 19–38 14.75 (0.31) −.174 −.128
Negative affect 21–39 30.48 (0.81) .228 .201
IRI     
Empathic concern 10–20 14.75 (0.31) .063 −.019
Perspective taking 7–20 13.49 (0.39) .009 .039
Personal distress 5–17 11.36 (0.38) −.116 .029
Infant     
Age (days) 166–226 195.79 (2.45) .060 −.346**
IBQ-R     
Smiling & laughter 2.50–5.89 4.23 (0.11) −.185 −.122
  1. Note: EBF = Exclusive breastfeeding duration, PANAS = Positive and Negative Affect Schedule, IRI = Interpersonal Reactivity Index, IBQ-R = Revised Infant Behaviour Questionnaire;
  2. **p < .01,
  3. ***p < .001.