Patient Group
(n=57)
Control Group
(n=61)
p
Age 12.9±2.70 11.3±2.49 >0.05
Sex [n (%)]      
        Girls 33 (54) 30 (53) >0.05
        Boys 28 (46) 27 (47)  
Preterm infant (%) 11.5 1.8 >0.05
Average duration of breast milk feeding (months) 13 8  
Mother’s age (years, [mean±SD]) 38.2±6.07 37.2±5.25 >0.05
Father’s age (years, [mean±SD]) 42.6±6.52 39.6±10.67 >0.05
Educational status of the mother      
        Literate (%) 3.3 - <0.001
        Primary school (%) 41.0 8.8  
        Secondary school (%) 9.8 14.0  
        High School (%) 21.3 38.6  
        College/university (%) 24.6 38.6  
Educational status of the father      
        Primary school (%) 9.8 7.0 >0.05
        Secondary school (%) 11.5 7.0  
        High School (%) 39.3 38.6  
        College/University (%) 39.3 47.4  
Puberty (%) 68 56 >0.05
SD: Standard deviation
Table 1: Sociodemographic characteristics of the study groups.