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Table 1 Habits at 12, 18 and 30 months after birth in children living in the southeast of Brazil

From: Longitudinal study of habits leading to malocclusion development in childhood

Habits 12 months 18 months 30 months
n % n % n %
Pacifier sucking 34 42.50 31 38.75 31 38.75
Finger sucking 12 15.00 10 12.50 9 11.25
Nocturnal mouth breathing 11 14.75 12 15.00 17 21.25
Bottle feeding 70 87.50 72 90.00 77 96.25
Breastfeeding 32 40.00 20 25.00 10 12.50