Table 4

Simple binary logistic regression for the predictors associated with exclusive and predominantly breastfeeding
Variables No. OR* 95% CI** P value
Infant Sex 0.058
Male 345 1
Female 248 0.69 0.47-1.01
Mother’s age 0.099
<25 222 1
26-30 211 0.91 0.58-0.43
30-35 102 1.66 0.99-2.78
>35 58 1.43 0.76-2.71
Mother’s level of education 0.010
Illiterate 34 2.12 0.87-5.16
Primary 73 2.12 1.11-4.07
High school 317 1.90 1.26 -2.87
Higher education 169 1
Mother’s Occupation 0.009
Working 90 1
Not Working 493 1.89 1.17-3.07
No. of breastfeeds at night 0.006
None 117 1
1-3 346 1.97 1.25 -3.09
4-6 130 2.19 1.25 -3.84
Parity 0.002
Primiparous 171 1
Multiparous 422 1.83 1.24 -2.71
Rooming in 0.000
with mother 517 5.87 3.54 -9.75
In separate room 76 1
Frequency 0.006
Scheduled 43 1
Upon demand 320 2.76 1.37 -5.52
Nipple problems 0.072
Yes 246 1
No 347 1.41 0.96 -2.07
Type of Delivery 0.001
Cesarean 98 1
Normal 495 2.20 1.40 - 3.48
Use of contraception 0.262
None 360 1
Non-Hormonal 176 1.18 0.58-1.59
Hormonal 57 0.83 0.43-1.59

*odds ratio ** Confidence interval.

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