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Table 4 Characteristics of health workers who received free samples

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

Variable Received/total (%) Odds ratio (95% CI)
    Unadjusted 1 Adjusted 2
   All 68/427 (15.9)   
Occupation     
   Obstetricians 9/52 (17.3) 1.00 1.00
   Midwives/LHVs3 0/60 (0) 0 (not estimable) 0 (not estimable)
   Nurses 4/131 (3.1) 0.15 (0.04, 0.51) 0.13 (0.04,, 0.45)
   Paediatricians 13/70 (18.6) 1.09 (0.43, 2.78) 0.60 (0.21, 1.70)
Resident doctors 42/114 (36.8) 2.79 (1.24, 6.28) 3.02 (1.27, 7.14)
City     
   Islamabad 30/140 (21.4) 1.00 1.00
   Peshawar 27/170 (15.9) 0.69 (0.39, 1.23) 1.37 (0.69, 2.74)
Rawalpindi 11/117 (9.4) 0.38 (0.18, 0.80) 0.26 (0.12, 0.59)
Experience     
   <10 years 62/361 (17.2) 1.00 1.00
   ≥ 10 years 6/66 (9.1) 0.48 (0.20, 1.17) 0.96 (0.34, 2.70)
Patients     
   <50 per day 50/341 (14.7) 1.00 1.00
   ≥ 50 per day 18/86 (20.9) 1.54 (0.85, 2.81) 1.85 (0.91, 3.77)
Awareness of Law     
   Unaware 40/301 (13.3) 1.00 1.00
   Aware 28/126 (22.2) 1.86 (1.09, 3.19) 1.99 (1.01, 3.91)
  1. 1Univariate analysis, each factor considered singly
  2. 2Multiple logistic regression analysis, with all factors considered simultaneously
  3. 3LHV: lady health visitor