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Table 3 Multiple logistic regression of determinants of exclusive breastfeeding

From: Correlates of exclusive breastfeeding practices in rural and urban Niger: a community-based cross-sectional study

1) Urban area 2) Rural area
Variables Variables
Adjusted OR (95%CI) Adjusted OR (95%CI)
Age group (month) Mother’s age group (years)
3 m 2.78 (1.07, 7.21)*  ≥ 30 1.71 (0.90, 3.24)
4 m 1  <  30 1
Problems with delivery Child death
 Caesarian and others 3.60 (1.17, 11.01)*  Yes 1.72 (0.98, 3.01)
 Normal 1  No 1
Wealth Index
 Low 1.89 (1.12, 3.18)*
 High 1
   Initiation of breastfeeding
 Within one hour 4.04 (1.50, 10.83)*
 > one hour 1
Type of delivery assistance
 Traditional birth assistant 3.49 (1.37, 8.89)*
 Others 1.01 (0.45, 2.25)
 Health professional 1
  1. Note: EBF was defined as breastfeeding only with receiving breast milk, ORS, vitamins, minerals and medicines since birth
  2. *p - value < 0.05