Table 4

KMC in the 24-hour period before discharge from facility

SiteAny skin-to-skin care, n (%)Hours of skin-to- skin care per day (mean, SD)>8 hours of skin-to-skin care, per day, n (%)Exclusive breastfeeding, n (%)KMC (>8 hours of skin-to-skin care and exclusive breastfeeding), n (%)
Amhara, n=602394 (65.4)14.9 (2.8)391 (65.0)384 (63.8)380 (63.1)
Oromia, n=307195 (63.5)11.6 (4.0)174 (56.7)216 (70.4)167 (54.4)
SNNPR, n=130116 (89.2)12.5 (4.0)110 (84.6)115 (88.5)106 (81.5)
Tigray, n=384329 (85.7)13.4 (3.5)323 (84.1)333 (86.7)316 (82.3)
Haryana, n=746631 (84.6)11.1 (4.7)484 (64.9)596 (79.9)451 (60.5)
Karnataka, n=665565 (85.0)9.6 (4.4)398 (59.8)500 (75.0)355 (53.4)
Uttar Pradesh, n=852790 (92.7)12.0 (7.9)464 (54.5)695 (81.6)449 (52.7)
  • KMC, Kangaroo Mother Care; SNNPR, Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples’ Region.