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Table 3 Maternal beliefs of probiotics

From: Maternal perspectives on the use of probiotics in infants: a cross-sectional survey

Please indicate your agreement with the following statements N = 407(%) Agree Disagree Don’t know
Probiotics contain live bacteria 87.0 1.7 11.3
Probiotics can alter a person’s microbiota (the bacteria in a person’s digestive system) 82.8 4.2 13.0
The benefit/effectiveness of using probiotics in infants has been confirmed by scientific research 27.3 5.9 66.8