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Table 3 Univariate and multivariable analysis of factors associated with 6-month exclusive breastfeeding and any breastfeeding

From: Prevalence and associated factors of breastfeeding in women with gestational diabetes in a University Hospital in Thailand

Exclusive breastfeeding Crude RR (95% CI); p-value Adjusted RR (95% CI); p-value
 Bachelor degree or higher 1.77 (1.01, 3.10); 0.045 1.26 (0.74, 2.13); 0.387
 Intention to breastfeed for at least 6 months postpartum 20.21 (2.84, 143.50); 0.003 16.38 (2.29, 116.99); 0.005
 Cesarean section delivery 0.53 (0.30, 0.92); 0.025 0.61 (0.35, 1.06); 0.083
 Hormonal contraceptive user 1.50 (0.89, 2.51); 0.125  
 Government officer or private business owner 1.99 (1.22, 3.26); 0.006 1.66 (1.03, 2.68); 0.037
Any Breastfeeding
 Intention to breastfeed for at least 6 months postpartum 2.75 (1.70, 4.45); < 0.001 2.65 (1.65, 4.25); < 0.001
 Initiation of breastfeeding within the first 24 h after delivery 1.51 (1.17, 1.96); 0.002 1.38 (1.08, 1.76); 0.009
 Inversion or retraction of nipple 0.58 (0.34, 0.96); 0.036 0.68 (0.41, 1.10); 0.122
 Hormonal contraceptive user 1.13 (0.86, 1.49); 0.369  
  1. RR risk ratio, CI confidence interval
  2. A p-value < 0.05 indicates statistical significance