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Table 5 Multivariate analysis of exclusive breastfeeding among employed mothers in Gondar town, northwest Ethiopia, October, 2015

From: Exclusive breastfeeding and mothers’ employment status in Gondar town, Northwest Ethiopia: a comparative cross-sectional study

Variables Exclusive breastfeeding COR (95% CI) AOR (95% CI) p - value
Yes No
Parity
 1–2 children 130 46 1 1 0.085
 3 and above 120 20 2.12 (1.19, 3.79) 3.48 (1.79, 6.78) 0.0001
Knowledge on BF
 Good knowledge 61 192 1 1  
 Poor knowledge 5 58 0.27 (0.10, 0.71) 0.30 (0.11, 0.80) 0.016
Social support
 Yes 58 26 1 1  
 No 194 40 2.17 (1.26, 4.01) 3.46 (1.78, 6.72) 0.0001
Place of birth
 Home 31 3 1 1  
 Health center 219 63 0.34 (0.10, 1.14) 0.36 (0 .10, 1.28) 0.115
Wealth
 Lower 13 71 1 1  
 Medium 24 85 0.593 (0.288,1.223 0.38 (0.17, 0.85) 0.018*
 Higher 29 94 0.915 (0.495, 1.693) 1.00 (0.52, 1.93) 0.997
  1. EBF exclusive breastfeeding, COR Crude odds ratio and AOR adjusted odds ratio