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Table 2 Bivariate analysis of cessation of breastfeeding at 1 year by maternal and infant factors

From: Cessation of breastfeeding and associated factors in the era of elimination of mother to child transmission of HIV at Ndejje health center, Uganda: a retrospective cohort study

Characteristics Ceased breastfeeding at 1 year All (n = 235) p value
No (n = 85) Yes (n = 150)
Maternal age category n (%) n (%) n (%) 0.051
16–25 57 (67.1) 81 (54.0) 138 (58.7)  
25 and more 28 (32.9) 69 (46.0) 97 (41.3)  
Mean ± Standard deviation 24.3 ± 0.52 25.7 ± 0.39 25.2 ± 4.8 0.027
Maternal parity 0.116
 1 38 (44.7) 57 (38.0) 95 (40.4)  
 2 29 (34.1) 42 (28.0) 71 (30.2)  
 ≥ 3 18 (21.1) 51 (34.0) 69 (29.4)  
Initiation of breastfeeding on same-day as birth < 0.01
 No 60 (70.6) 148 (98.7) 208 (88.5)  
 Yes 25 (29.4) 2 (1.3) 27 (11.5)  
Attended antenatal care during recent pregnancy 0.020
 Yes 34 (40.0) 62 (41.3) 96 (40.8)  
 No 38 (44.7) 81 (54.0) 119 (50.6)  
 Missing data 13 (15.3) 7 (4.7) 20 (8.5)  
Place of delivery 0.690
 Home 2 (2.5) 5 (3.4) 7 (3.1)  
 Health facility 79 (97.5) 141 (96.6) 220 (96.9)  
Time of cotrimoxazole prophylaxis initiation 0.040
 < 6 weeks 28 (32.9) 79 (52.7) 107 (45.5)  
 ≥ 6 weeks 57 (67.1) 71 (47.3) 128 (54.5)  
Infant sex 0.002
 Female 53 (62.3) 61 (40.7) 114 (48.5)  
 Male 32 (37.6) 84 (56.0) 116 (49.4)  
 Missing data 0 (0.0) 5 (3.3) 5 (2.1)  
Mothers ART regimen 0.08
 AZT based regimen 7 (8.2) 3 (2.0) 10 (4.3)  
 TDF based regimen 69 (81.2) 136 (90.7) 205 (87.2)  
 Other regimens 6 (7.1) 6 (4.0) 12 (5.1)  
 Missing data 3 (3.5) 5 (3.3) 8 (3.4)