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Table 2 Logistic regression analysis showing the odds ratio for initiation of breastfeeding within one hour of birth among mothers in relation to mother’s characteristics

From: Initiation of breastfeeding within one hour of birth among mothers with infants younger than or equal to 6 months of age attending public health institutions in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Predictor % initiation of breastfeeding within 1 h (n = 564) Unadjusted OR
(95% CI)
Adjusted ORa
(95% CI)
Mother’s age
 15–19 3.0 1 1
 20–24 20.7 1.31 (0.61, 2.77) 2.85 (1.09, 7.47)
 25–29 20.7 1.03 (0.49, 2.17) 1.93 (0.72, 5.13)
 30–34 12.8 1.67 (0.75, 3.70) 2.50 (0.87, 7.17)
 35+ 1.1 1.76 (0.37, 8.31) 1.79 (0.30, 10.43)
Mother’s education
 No education 6.7 1 1
 Primary 12.9 0.78 (0.43, 1.43) 0.90 (0.46, 1.78)
 Secondary or more 38.7 1.09 (0.64, 1.88) 1.36 (0.72, 2.55)
Mother’s occupation
 Employed 22.0 1 1
 Not employed 36.3 1.00 (0.74, 1.42) 1.04 (0.70, 1.54)
Parity
 1 35.3 1 1
 2 14.7 1.21 (0.81, 1.81) 1.04 (0.66, 1.64)
 3+ 8.3 1.89 (1.08, 3.32) 2.1 (1.04, 4.30)
Number of months pregnant at time of first antenatal care visit
  < 4 20.0 1 1
 4+ 36.2 1.42 (1.01, 2.01) 1.49 (1.01, 2.19)
Mother’s attendance of health education/ counsellingb
 Unsatisfactory 14.4 1 1
 Satisfactory 40.2 2.21 (1.52, 3.20) 2.27 (1.54, 3.36)
  1. aMutually adjusted; n = total number of mothers who experience breastfeeding
  2. bSee the methods section for description of how this variable was computed