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Table 4 Secondary outcome: Proportion of mothers who achieved 250 ml/kg/d and/or 500 ml/day on days 14 and 28 of study period in the two postdelivery groups

From: Role of days postdelivery on breast milk production: a secondary analysis from the EMPOWER trial

  8–14 days postdelivery
N = 44
n (%)
15–21 days postdelivery
N = 46
n (%)
Odds Ratio
(95% Confidence Interval)*
Adjusted Odds Ratio
(95% Confidence Interval)a
Number of mothers who achieved 250 ml/kg/d on day 14 17 (39.5%) 19 (45.2%) 0.79 (0.33, 1.87)
p = 0.60
0.74 (0.30, 1.78)
p = 0.50
Number of mothers who achieved 250 ml/kg/d on day 28 22 (53.7%) 21 (52.5%) 1.05 (0.44, 2.51)
p = 0.92
0.97 (0.40, 2.34)
p = 0.95
Mothers who achieved volume of 500 ml/day on day 14 4 (9.3%) 5 (11.9%) 0.76 (0.19, 3.05)
p = 0.70
0.62 (0.15, 2.55),
p = 0.51
Mothers who achieved volume of 500 ml/day on day 28 8 (19.5%) 10 (25.0%) 0.73 (0.25, 2.08),
p = 0.55
0.68 (0.23, 1.99),
p = 0.48
  1. *p - values were based on logistic regressions
  2. aadjusted odds ratio after controlling for comorbidities and antenatal corticosteroids