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Table 2 Multivariate logistic analysis of the association between the variables and excessive weight loss

From: Determinants of excessive weight loss in breastfed full-term newborns at a baby-friendly hospital: a retrospective cohort study

 Crude OR
(95% CI)
pAdjusteda OR (95% CI)p
Maternal age1.06 (1.02, 1.10)0.0011.07 (1.02, 1.11)0.002
Prepregnancy BMI, kg/m21.04 (0.99, 1.09)0.131.04 (0.99, 1.09)0.15
Primiparity2.01 (1.34, 3.02)< 0.0012.72 (1.69, 4.38)< 0.001
Infertility treatment2.28 (1.25, 4.15)0.0071.27 (0.65, 2.52)0.49
Maternal weight gain, kg0.99 (0.95, 1.03)0.581.00 (0.96, 1.05)0.91
Hypertension1.47 (0.68, 3.18)0.321.15 (0.51, 2.59)0.74
Diabetes1.45 (0.90, 2.34)0.141.40 (0.83, 2.35)0.21
Use of MgSO4 in labor0.40 (0.08, 1.96)0.260.28 (0.06, 1.42)0.13
Use of oxytocin in labor1.38 (0.89, 2.15)0.151.13 (0.68, 1.88)0.65
Gestational weeks at delivery1.05 (0.86, 1.28)0.621.09 (0.87, 1.36)0.47
Mode of delivery
 Vaginal delivery1 1 
 intrapartum CS1.60 (0.83, 3.09)0.160.99 (0.48, 2.05)0.98
 antepartum CS1.77 (1.06, 3.00)0.0302.00 (1.09, 3.65)0.024
Postpartum hemorrhaging1.97 (1.18, 3.30)0.0091.31 (0.71, 2.41)0.39
Hemoglobin after delivery, g/dL0.83 (0.71, 0.97)0.0190.93 (0.78, 1.12)0.45
Birth weight of infant < 2500 g0.60 (0.28, 1.29)0.190.58 (0.26, 1.32)0.19
Male1.03 (0.69, 1.53)0.831.05 (0.69, 1.60)0.82
Use of infant formula or water before weight loss ≥10%0.95 (0.53, 1.69)0.860.65 (0.34, 1.23)0.18
  1. Abbreviations: BMI body mass index, CS Caesarean section
  2. a Adjusted for maternal age, primiparity, infertility treatment, antepartum Caesarean section, postpartum hemorrhaging, and the hemoglobin level after delivery