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Table 4 Initiation of breastfeeding and associated factors among women in Debre Berhan town, 2015 (n = 548)

From: RETRACTED ARTICLE: Determinants of suboptimal breastfeeding practice in Debre Berhan town, Ethiopia: a cross sectional study

Variables Category Initiation of breastfeeding COR (95 % CI) AOR (95 % CI)
Immediately Late
Educational status Illiterate 144 (71.3) 58 (28.7) 5.5 (2.7, 11)* 1.4 (0.6, 3.2)
Able to read/write 28 (77.8) 8 (22.2) 4.1 (1.5, 11.2] 2.3 (1, 8.5)*
Primary (1–8) 130 (87.8) 18 (12.2) 1.7 (0.8, 3.8) 0.98 (0.42, 2.3)
Secondary & above 147 (91) 15 (9) 1.0 1.0
Parity 1 158 (82.3) 34 (17.7) 1.0  
2–4 230 (83.95) 44 (16.05) 1.0 (0.6, 1.7)  
5+ 56 (68.3) 26 (31.7) 2.54 (1.34, 4.7)*  
Antenatal care Yes 428 (82.95) 88 (17.05) 1.0 1.0
No 16 (51.6) 15 (48.4) 5.1 (2.4, 10.7) 2.4 (0.7, 5.8)
Advice during antenatal care about breastfeeding Yes 219 (91.2) 21 (8.8) 1.0 1.0
No 225 (75.5) 73 (24.5) 3.4 (2.0, 5.7) 2.4 (1.2, 4.5)*
Place of delivery Home 45 (51.7) 42 (48.3) 7.2 (4.3, 12)* 3.0 (1.5, 6.0)*
Health institution 399 (86.6) 62 (13.4) 1.0 1.0
Advice during postnatal care about breastfeeding Yes 272 (89.8) 31 (10.2) 1.0 1.0
No 172 (72) 67 (28) 0.3 (0.16, 0.4) 2.0 (1.1, 3.6)*
Mode of delivery SVD 394 (82.5) 84 (17.5) 1.7 (0.9, 3.2)  
C/S and instrumental 50 (71.5) 20 (28.5) 1.0  
  1. COR Crude Odds Ratio, CI Confidence Interval, *significant at p value less than 0.05