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Table 2 Factors associated with NEBF practice at 1 month after an elective caesarean delivery (n = 171)

From: Determinants of non-exclusive breastfeeding practice during the first 6 months after an elective caesarean birth: a prospective cohort study

Variable Crude ORa
(95% CI)
Adjusted ORb
(95% CI)
Waldb Statistic
(df)
P-valueb
Age of last child (year)
 No previous child 1 1   
 ≤2 0.61 (0.22–1.26) 0.10 (0.02–0.66) 5.76 (1) 0.016
 3–5 0.51 (0.21–1.24) 0.10 (0.02–0.53) 7.36 (1) 0.007
  > 5 0.66 (0.19–2.25) 0.15 (0.02–0.92) 4.18 (1) 0.041
Last child breastfeeding practice
 EBF for 6 months 1 1   
 Did not practice EBF 0.57 (0.19–1.69) 3.78 (1.39–10.29) 6.77 (1) 0.009
 No breastfeeding experience 0.86 (0.12–0.67) 0.23 (0.04–1.31) 2.74 (1) 0.098
Felt confident that breast milk is adequate
 Very often/Often 1 1   
 Sometimes/Seldom 2.39 (0.98–5.78) 1.63 (0.63–4.22) 0.99 (1) 0.318
 Never 7.17 (1.76–29.14) 4.83 (1.06–21.96) 4.15 (1) 0.042
  1. aSimple Logistic regression
  2. bMultiple logistic regression
  3. OR= Odds Ratio
  4. CI= Confidence interval
  5. df= Degree of freedom
  6. The Hosmer–Lemeshow goodness of fit test p-value = 0.676
  7. The percentage of correct classification = 80.1%
  8. The area under ROC curve = 0.739
  9. There are no interaction and multicollinearity problems