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The effect of family policies and public health initiatives on breastfeeding initiation among 18 high-income countries: a qualitative comparative analysis research design

Overview of attention for article published in International Breastfeeding Journal, July 2017
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Title
The effect of family policies and public health initiatives on breastfeeding initiation among 18 high-income countries: a qualitative comparative analysis research design
Published in
International Breastfeeding Journal, July 2017
DOI 10.1186/s13006-017-0122-0
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Authors

Amanda Marie Lubold

Abstract

The objective of this study is to examine the effects of macro-level factors - welfare state policies and public health initiatives - on breastfeeding initiation among eighteen high-income countries. This study utilizes fuzzy-set Qualitative Comparative Analysis methods to examine the combinations of conditions leading to both high and low national breastfeeding initiation rates among eighteen high-income countries. The most common pathway leading to high breastfeeding initiation is the combination of conditions including a high percentage of women in parliament, a low national cesarean section rate, and either low family spending, high rates of maternity leave, or high rates of women working part-time. The most common pathway leading to low breastfeeding initiation includes the necessary condition of low national adherence to the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative. This research suggests that there is a connection between broad level welfare state polices, public health initiatives, and breastfeeding initiation. Compliance with the WHO/UNICEF initiatives depends on welfare regime policies and overall support for women in both productive and reproductive labor.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 46 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 7 15%
Student > Master 7 15%
Lecturer 5 11%
Student > Ph. D. Student 4 9%
Student > Postgraduate 4 9%
Other 8 17%
Unknown 11 24%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Nursing and Health Professions 16 35%
Medicine and Dentistry 8 17%
Social Sciences 6 13%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 2 4%
Psychology 2 4%
Other 1 2%
Unknown 11 24%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 13. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 07 August 2018.
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#1,160,182
of 13,337,884 outputs
Outputs from International Breastfeeding Journal
#58
of 286 outputs
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#37,962
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Outputs of similar age from International Breastfeeding Journal
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