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Table 4 Overjet and open bite at 30 months, and breastfeeding 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

Breastfeeding Malocclusion
Overjet* Open bite
yes no yes no
n % n % n % n %
12 months yes 8 17.39 24 70.59 3 11.11 29 54.72
no 38 82.61 10 29.41 24 88.89 24 45.28
total 46 100.00 34 100.00 27 100.00 53 100.00
18 months yes 3 6.52 17 50.00 1 3.70 19 35.85
no 43 93.48 17 50.00 26 96.30 34 64.15
total 46 100.00 34 100.00 27 100.00 53 100.00
30 months yes 2 4.35 8 23.53 0 0.00 10 18.87
no 44 95.65 26 76.47 27 100.00 43 81.13
total 46 100.00 34 100.00 27 100.00 53 100.00
  1. (* > 3 mm).