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Table 3 Trend in exclusive breastfeeding rate according present age of the child

From: Feeding practices among children attending child welfare clinics in Ragama MOH area: a descriptive cross-sectional study

  Exclusively breastfed  
Present age in months Up to 6 months (%) < 6 months (%) Odds Ratio
(95% CI)
24-35 (n = 125) 99 (79.2) 26 (20.8) 3.75 (2.09, 6.79)
36-47 (n = 154) 108 (70.1) 46 (29.9) 2.31 (1.38, 3.87)
48-60 (n = 131) 66 (50.4) 65 (49.6) 1.00
  1. Chi-square for trend = 24.037 DF = 1 p < 0.001