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Table 2 Factors associated with higher levels of maternal satisfaction with breastfeeding in the first month

From: Maternal satisfaction with breastfeeding in the first month postpartum and associated factors

Variables Distal block* Distal intermediate block** Proximal intermediate block*** Proximal block****
(model 1) (model 2) (model 3) (model 4)
PRa (95%CI) p PRa (I95%CI) p PRa (95%CI) p PRa (95%CI) p
Age (years)a 0.99 (0.98,1.02) 0.951       
Skin color   0.018
 Brown (pardo)/black 1.33 (1.05,1.69)  
 White 1  
Socioeconomic level   0.142
 A 0.69 (0.42,1.13)  
 B/C/D/E 1  
Living with partner   0.033
 Yes 1.75 (1.05,2.94)  
 No 1  
Years of schooling – child’s fathera 0.99 (0.95,1.02) 0.429
Planned pregnancy     0.374     
 Yes 1.11 (0.88,1.41)  
 No 1  
Type of maternity service       0.474   
 Public 0.88 (0.63,1.24)  
 Private 1  
Type of delivery   0.079
 Vaginal 1.30 (0.97,1.75)  
 Cesarean section 1  
Breastfeeding support in delivery room   0.585
 Yes 0.92 (0.67,1.25)  
 No 1  
Baby put to breast within first hour of life   0.478
 Yes 1.14 (0.80,1.63)  
 No 1  
Breastfeeding support while rooming in       0.323
 Yes 1.30 (0.78,2.14)  
 No      1  
Use of formula at maternity service   0.117
 Yes 0.78 (0.58,1.06)  
 No 1  
Use of nipple shield at maternity service   0.161
 Yes 0.70 (0.43,1.15)  
 No 1  
Intended breastfeeding duration   0.041
  ≥ 12 months 1.48 (1.02,2.17)  
  < 12 months 1  
Birth weight (g)   0.293
  ≤ 3280 1.13 (0.90,1.43)  
  > 3280 1  
Low milk supply b         0.034
 No 1.47 (1.03,2.10)  
 Yes 1  
Pain while breastfeeding b   0.949
 No 0.99 (0.78,1.26)  
 Yes 1  
Nipple crackb   0.043
 No 1.29 (1.01,1.65)  
 Yes 1  
Difficulty latching onb   0.105
 No 1.37 (0.94,2.02)  
 Yes 1  
Nipple anatomy problemsb   0.383
 No 1.17 (0.82,1.65)  
 Yes 1  
Breast milk oversupplyb   0.436
 No 1.10 (0.87,1.38)  
 Yes        1  
Use of formula or other milk at 30 days   0.163
 No        0.77 (0.54,1.11)  
 Yes 1  
Use of pacifier at 30 days   0.819
 No 0.97 (0.77,1.23)  
 Yes 1  
  1. PRa adjusted prevalence ratio; 95%CI 95% confidence interval, SD Standard deviation
  2. Women with higher levels of satisfaction: MBFES score ≥ median (124)
  3. *n = 270
  4. **n = 287
  5. ***n = 240
  6. ****n = 246
  7. a Variables analyzed as continuous
  8. b All difficulties with breastfeeding were reported at the interview