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Table 3 Factors associated with NEBF practice at 3 months 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
Last child breastfeeding practice
 EBF for 6 months 1 1   
 Did not practice EBF 0.23 (0.11–0.49) 3.72 (1.69–8.16) 10.69 (1) 0.001
 No breastfeeding experience 0.48 (0.18–1.25) 1.81 (0.70–4.67) 1.52 (1) 0.217
Perceived no milk
 Never 1 1   
 Sometimes/Seldom 2.27 (1.12–4.61) 1.72 (0.80–3.67) 1.94 (1) 0.164
 Very often/Often 7.67 (2.75–21.38) 4.97(1.67–14.85) 8.26 (1) 0.004
  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 = 0.897
  7. The percentage of correct classification = 69.6%
  8. The area under ROC curve = 0.720
  9. There are no interaction and multicollinearity problems