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Table 5 Exclusive breastfeeding below the age of six months 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From: RETRACTED ARTICLE: Determinants of suboptimal breastfeeding practice in Debre Berhan town, Ethiopia: a cross sectional study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 Exclusive breastfeeding COR (95 % CI) AOR (95 % CI)
No Yes
Parity 1 103 (53.6) 89 (46.4) 1.0  
2–4 129 (47.1) 145 (52.9) 0.77 (0.5, 1.1)  
5+ 43 (52.4) 39 (47.6) 2.54 (1.34, 4.7)  
Antenatal care Yes 253 (49) 263 (51) 1.0 1.0
No 21 (67.7) 10 (32.3) 2.2 (1.0, 4.7)* 1.7 (0.8, 3.7)
Advice during antenatal care about breastfeeding Yes 102 (41.8) 142 (58.2) 1.0 1.0
No 173 (56.9) 131 (43.1) 1.8 (1.3, 2.6)* 1.7 (1.2, 2.5)*
Place of delivery Home 42 (48.3) 45 (51.7) 0.9 (0.6, 1.4)  
Health institution 233 (50.5) 228 (49.5) 1.0  
Advice during postnatal care about breastfeeding Yes 146 (48.2) 157 (51.8) 1.0  
No 129 (52.7) 116 (47.3) 1.2 (0.9, 1.7)  
  1. COR Crude Odds Ratio, CI Confidence Interval, *significant at p value less than 0.05