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Table 3 Factors associated with intention to or EBF among women

From: Predictors of exclusive breastfeeding knowledge and intention to or practice of exclusive breastfeeding among antenatal and postnatal women receiving routine care: a cross-sectional study

  Unadjusted Adjusted__
Variable OR (95% Cl) p-value aOR (95% Cl) p-valueb
Age (years)
  ≤ 25 1   1  
 26–34 0.57 (0.36, 0.91) 0.018 0.50 (0.31, 0.82) 0.006
  ≥ 35 1.52 (0.64, 3.60) 0.341 1.14 (0.46, 2.82) 0.779
Education
 Non-formal 1    
 Primary 0.55 (0.29, 1.16) 0.126   
 Secondary 1.41 (0.82, 2.42) 0.210   
 Tertiary 1.32 (0.52, 3.36) 0.557   
Monthly income (GMD)
  ≤ 1500 1    
  ≥ 1500 1.46 (0.93, 2.29) 0.101   
Counseling on EBF
 No 1   1  
 Yes 2.81 (1.76, 4.48) < 0.001 2.68 (1.68, 4.29) < 0.001
Knowledge of EBF
 Insufficient 1   1  
 Sufficient 1.65 (1.04, 2.62) 0.032 1.58 (0.97, 2.56) 0.064
  1. OR Odds ratio, Cl confidence interval, EBF Exclusive breastfeeding, GMD Gambian Dalasi
  2. aAdjusted for age, counseling on EBF and Knowledge on EBF
  3. bSignificant at p < 0.05