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Table 3 Logistic regression timely initiation (< 1 h), EBF and infant formula use at one-month postpartuma

From: Barriers and facilitators to breastfeeding during the immediate and one month postpartum periods, among Mexican women: a mixed methods approach

  Timely initiation
(<  1 h) (n = 479)
EBF (n = 484) Infant formula use
(n = 411)
OR (95% CI) P
value
OR (95% CI) P
value
OR (95% CI) P value
Age group (adult women)a 0.95 (0.92;0.98) 0.006 1.05 (1.02;1.09) 0.001 0.93 (0.90;0.97) 0.001
Indigenous ethnicity (yes) 0.84 (0.56;1.25) 0.39 1.18 (0.79;1.77) 0.41 0.66 (0.42;1.04) 0.07
Educational level (Secondary or less) 1.12 (0.74;1.71) 0.56 0.91 (0.59;1.40) 0.67 0.87 (0.55;1.39) 0.58
Marital status (yes) 0.63 (0.33;1.18) 0.15 1.47 (0.77;2.84) 0.23 0.72 (0.35;1.47) 0.37
Employment (yes) 0.79 (0.52;1.21) 0.29 0.77 (0.50;1.19) 0.25 1.19 (0.74;1.89) 0.46
Timely initiation (<  1 h) 1.81 (1.19;.2.75) 0.005 0.46 (0.29;0.73) 0.001
Type of delivery (cesarean) 0.37 (0.25;0.54) 0.0001 1.18 (0.78;1.79) 0.41 1.06 (0.68;1.65) 0.78
Type of health unit (private) 0.48 (0.24;0.94) 0.03 0.48 (0.23;1.00) 0.05 1.95 (0.91;4.16) 0.08
Area of residence (urban) 0.60 (0.39;0.93) 0.02 0.47 (0.30;0.72) 0.001 2.27 (1.40;3.66) 0.001
Breastfeeding information during pregnancy (Scale: 0 to 9) 1.07 (1.01;1.14) 0.01 1.13 (1.06;1.20) 0.0001 0.88 (0.82;0.94) 0.001
  1. aModels adjusted for: mother’s age, indigenous, educational level, marital status, employment, infant feeding practices, type and establishment of delivery, area of residence and breastfeeding information during pregnancy; Comparison Group: Adolescents