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Table 4 Factors associated to breastfeeding satisfaction in 387 mothers of preterm infants

From: Breastfeeding satisfaction post hospital discharge and associated factors – a longitudinal cohort study of mothers of preterm infants

  Summary score Infant growth and satisfaction Role attainment Lifestyle and maternal body image
  Estimate 95% CI p-value Estimate 95% CI p-value Estimate 95% CI p-value Estimate 95% CI p-value
Maternal age (per year) 0.64 0.28, 0.99 0.001 0.20 0.09, 0.30 < 0.001 0.21 <−0.01, 0.41 0.05 0.21 0.11, 0.31 < 0.001
Higher education ref     ref   ref    ref   
Upper secondary school or less 1.98 −1.37, 5.34 0.25 −0.11 −1.11, 0.89 0.83 1.11 −0.86, 3.07 0.27 1.12 0.14, 2.09 0.03
Multipara ref     ref   ref    ref   
Primipara 0.44 −3.08, 3.95 0.81 −0.27 −1.31, 0.78 0.62 1.20 −0.86, 3.26 0.25 −0.54 −1.56, 0.48 0.30
Other birth country than Sweden ref     ref   ref    ref   
Born in Sweden −2.68 −9.26, 3.91 0.43 0.38 −1.59, 2.35 0.71 −2.73 −6.60, 1.13 0.17 −0.40 −2.32, 1.52 0.68
Multiple ref       ref    ref   
Singleton 2.14 −3.23, 7.50 0.43 1.10 −0.51, 2.71 0.18 0.31 −2.84, 3.46 0.85 0.34 −1.23, 1.91 0.67
Gestational age 32–36 weeks ref    ref    ref    ref   
Gestational age < 32 weeks −5.07 −9.60, −0.53 0.03 −2.40 −3.75, −1.05 0.001 −1.54 −4.20, 1.12 0.26 −1.09 −2.41, −0.23 0.10
Breastfeeding at discharge
Exclusive ref    ref    ref      
Partial −10.3 −14.8, −5.79 < 0.001 −4.64 −6.00, −3.28 < 0.001 − 4.75 −7.41, −2.10 < 0.001 −0.44 −1.76, 0.88 0.51
Breastfeedinga
Exclusive ref    ref    ref    ref   
Partial −1.93 −3.40, −0.46 0.01 −1.32 − 1.93, − 0.71 < 0.001 −0.69 −1.58, 0.20 0.13 −0.53 −1.09, 0.22 0.06
No −7.45 −9.60, −5.30 < 0.001 −3.18 −4.05, −2.30 < 0.001 − 3.55 − 4.84, − 2.25 < 0.001 − 2.33 − 3.13, − 1.53 < 0.001
Parental stress, total score (SPSQ)a − 3.29 −5.45, − 1.12 0.003 −0.21 − 1.02, 0.61 0.62 − 014 −1.44, 1.16 0.83 −3.30 − 4.06, − 2.53 < 0.001
Maternal attachment, total score (MPAS)a 0.29 0.13, 0.45 < 0.001 0.47 −0.02, 0.11 0.14 0.17 0.07, 0.26 0.01 0.11 0.05, 0.16 < 0.001
  1. Measured at 8 weeks after discharge, 6 and 12 months after birth. Presented with estimates of the difference in mean points, 95% confidence interval (CI) and p-value on the Maternal Breastfeeding Evaluation Scale, summary score and the three dimensions
  2. a8 weeks after discharge, 6 and 12 months after birth