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Table 3 Unadjusted and adjusted analysis of factors associated with cessation of breastfeeding at 1 year

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 Level Modified Poisson regression analysis
uRR 95% CI aRR 95% CI
Infant sexa Female Ref   Ref  
Male 1.35** (1.10,1.66) 1.25* (1.04,1.50)
Maternal age group ≤ 24 Ref   Ref  
≥ 25 1.21* (1.00,1.46) 1.08 (0.91,1.28)
Maternal parity 1 Ref   Ref  
2 0.99 (0.76,1.27) 1.02 (0.81,1.30)
≥ 3 1.23 (0.99,1.53) 1.26* (1.04,1.53)
Attended antenatal care during recent pregnancy No Ref    
Yes 1.05 (0.87,1.28)   
Breastfeeding initiation on same day as birth No Ref   Ref  
Yes 0.10*** (0.03,0.40) 0.06** (0.01,0.41)
Time of cotrimoxazole prophylaxis initiation < 6 weeks Ref   Ref  
≥ 6 weeks 0.87** (0.79,0.95) 0.93 (0.86,1.02)
  1. Note: 1) 95% confidence intervals for risk ratios (RR) are in brackets; 2) * p < 0.05, ** p < 0.01, *** p < 0.001 at 5% level of significance; 3) Adjusted analysis included all statistically significant variable at unadjusted analysis; 4) Ref: Reference category; 5) uRR Unadjusted RR; 6) aRR: Adjusted RR. aThe variable infant sex had five missing observations which were not imputed at adjusted analysis