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Table 2 Characteristics of health workers who were aware about law

From: Awareness and reported violations of the WHO International Code and Pakistan's national breastfeeding legislation; a descriptive cross-sectional survey

Variable Aware/total (%) Odds ratio (95% C.I.)
    Unadjusted 1 Adjusted 2
   All 126/427 (29.5)   
Occupation     
   Obstetricians 13/52 (25.0) 1.00 1.00
   Midwives/LHVs3 2/60 (3.3) 0.10 (0.02, 0.48) 0.16 (0.33, 0.81)
   Nurses 35/131 (26.7) 1.09 (0.52, 2.29) 0.98 (0.46, 2.10)
   Paediatricians 49/70 (70.0) 7.00 (3.12, 15.7) 7.13 (3.11, 16.4)
   Resident doctors 27/114 (23.7) 0.93 (0.44, 2.00) 1.05 (0.48, 2.28)
City     
   Islamabad 54/140 (38.6) 1.00 1.00
   Peshawar 35/170 (20.6) 0.41 (0.25, 0.68) 0.54 (0.30, 0.99)
   Rawalpindi 37/117 (31.6) 0.74 (0.44, 1.24) 0.82 (0.47, 1.43)
Experience     
   <10 years 95/361 (26.3) 1.00 1.00
   ≥ 10 years 31/66 (47.0) 2.48 (1.45, 4.24) 1.99 (1.05, 3.76)
Patients     
   <50 per day 94/341 (27.6) 1.00 1.00
   ≥ 50 per day 32/86 (37.2) 1.56 (0.95, 2.56) 1.01 (0.57, 1.79)
  1. 1Univariate analysis, each factor considered singly
  2. 2Multiple logistic regression analysis, with all factors considered simultaneously
  3. 3LHV: lady health visitor