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Table 6 Early cessation 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From: RETRACTED ARTICLE: Determinants of suboptimal breastfeeding practice in Debre Berhan town, Ethiopia: a cross sectional study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 Continuing to breastfeed COR (95 % CI) AOR (95 % CI)
No Yes
Age of mothers 15–19 1 (2.8) 35 (97.2) 0.1 (0.01, 0.8)* 0.1 (0.01, 0.85)*
20–24 9 (7) 119 (93) 0.3 (0.1, 0.7) 0.34 (0.12. 1.0)
25–29 24 (11.9) 177 (88.1) 0.5 (0.2, 1.0) 0.6 (0.3, 1.5)
30–34 24 (18.6) 105 (81.4) 0.8 (0.4, 1.7) 0.9 (0.4, 2.1)
≥35 12 (22.2) 42 (77.8) 1.0 1.0
Educational status Illiterate 39 (19.3) 163 (80.7) 4.6 (2.1, 10.2)* 3.2 (1.2, 8.3)*
Read/write 10 (27.8) 26 (72.2) 7.4 (2.7, 20.5) 4.9 (1.5, 15.7)
Primary (1–8) 13 (8.8) 135 (91.2) 1.9 (0.7, 4.6) 1.6 (0.6, 4.5)
Secondary & above 8 (4.9) 154 (95.1) 1.0 1.0
Parity 1 16 (8.3) 176 (91.7) 0.3 (0.1, 0.6)* 1.3 (0.5, 3.2)
2–4 35 (12.8) 239 (87.2) 0.5 (0.3, 0.9) 1.0 (0.5, 2.0)
5+ 19 (23.2) 63 (76.8) 1.0  
Antenatal care Yes 453 (87.8) 63 (12.2) 1.0  
No 24 (77.4) 7 (22.6) 2.1 (0.9, 50  
Advice during antenatal care about breastfeeding Yes 19 (7.8) 225 (92.2) 1.0 1.0
No 51 (16.8) 253 (83.2) 2.4 (1.4, 4.2)* 1.9 (1.0–3.4)*
Place of delivery Home 10 (11.5) 77 (88.5) 0.9 (0.4, 1.8)  
Health institution 60 (13) 401 (87) 1.0  
Advice during postnatal care about breastfeeding Yes 34 (11.2) 269 (88.8) 1.0  
No 36 (14.7) 209 (85.3) 1.4 (0.8, 2.2)  
  1. COR Crude Odds Ratio, CI Confidence Interval, *significant at p value less than 0.05