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Table 7 Regression analysis of factors significantly associated with willingness to donate breast milk or receive donated breast milk among respondents

From: Perception of donor breast milk and determinants of its acceptability among mothers in a developing community: a cross-sectional multi-center study in south-east Nigeria

Variables Crude OR
[95% CI]
P Adjusted OR†2
[95% CI]
P
Mothers education
 Completed primary or less 3.89 (0.55, 12.22) 0.371 2.99 (0.33, 12.01) 0.330
 Completed secondary 1.49 (0.63, 3.50) 0.365 1.16 (0.42, 3.16) 0.777
 Post-secondary 1 1
Mothers occupation
 Unemployed 1 1
 Unskilled or low earner 2.18 (0.86, 5.48) 0.099 2.41 (0.89, 6.49) 0.081
 Semi-skilled or middle earner 1.69 (0.74, 3.87) 0.213 1.99 (0.81, 4.92) 0.132
 Skilled or high earner 2.13 (0.85, 5.32) 0.105 2.62 (0.98, 7.03) 0.055
Mothers socioeconomic class
 Low 1 1
 middle 0.20 (0.04, 1.06) 0.058 0.11 (0.01, 1.14) 0.064
 High 1.41 (0.57, 3.49) 0.452 1.07 (0.31, 3.71) 0.917
Knowledge of donor milk
 None 1 1
 Partial 3.94 (1.34, 11.56) 0.013† 3.41 (0.98, 11.84) 0.054
 Adequate 12.22 (3.53, 24.31) 0.001† 10.76 (2.78, 23.67) 0.001†
Awareness of donor milk policies
 Yes 0.58 (0.22, 1.51) 0.259 0.47 (0.16, 1.36) 0.163
 No 1 1
Financial remuneration involved
 Yes 0.20 (0.12, 0.47) 0.001† 0.18 (0.10, 0.44) 0.001†
 No 1 1
Spouse consent to donate/receive
 Yes 1 1
 No 2.04 (0.96, 4.33) 0.063 2.16 (0.99, 4.73) 0.052
Preference for donor
 Relatives 1 1
 Non-relatives 1.93 (0.73, 5.13) 0.188 2.16 (0.78, 5.96) 0.136
Donor tested and safe
 Yes 1.11 (0.54, 2.29) 0.782 1.03 (0.49, 2.18) 0.931
 No 1   1
Milk preference in medical conditions
 Donor milk 6.87 (3.07, 15.39) 0.001† 6.64 (2.87, 15.36) 0.001†
 Infant formula 1 1
  1. P value is statistically significant, †2 Adjusted for maternal age, tribe, religion, marital status and spousal factors