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Table 2 The association between number of breastfeeding laws and EBF practice (Model Ia)

From: The role of state breastfeeding laws and programs on exclusive breastfeeding practice among mothers in the special supplemental nutrition program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)

Variable bAdjusted PR (95% CI)
Main exposure of interest
 Number of breastfeeding laws 0.88 (0.71,1.10)
Potential confounders
 No Reference
 WIC breastfeeding consultation 1.33 (1.05,1.68)
 No Reference
 Has an adult support for baby at home 1.03 (0.90,1.19)
 No Reference
 Current smoker 0.62 (0.44,0.87)
 Parity
  multiparity Reference
  primiparity 2.12 (1.43,3.12)
  Vaginal delivery Reference
  Cesarean section 0.80 (0.74,0.87)
  Term baby Reference
  Premature baby 0.82 (0.62,1.10)
  No Reference
  Received breastfeeding promotional messages 1.04 (0.79,1.36)
  No Reference
  Previous history of breastfeeding 2.71 (1.89,3.88)
  No Reference
  Received breastfeeding information from a breastfeeding support group 1.30 (1.11,1.52)
  Mother's age (years) 1.00 (0.99,1.01)
 Infant’s age
   < 8 weeks Reference
  8–16 weeks 1.11 (0.96,1.29)
   > 16 weeks 1.07 (0.92,1.25)
 Education
   < High school graduate Reference
   ≥ High school graduate 1.01 (0.72,1.41)
 Marital status
  Married/living with partner Reference
  Single 0.94 (0.83,1.06)
 Race/Ethnicity
  Caucasian/White Reference
  Asian/Pacific Islander 0.67 (0.36,1.22)
  Black/African American 0.81 (0.58,1.13)
  American Indian/Alaska Native 1.05 (0.78,1.40)
  Hispanic/Latina 0.65 (0.46,0.92)
  Multiracial 0.81 (0.52,1.26)
  Other 2.00 (0.86,4.68)
  1. aModel I adjusted for all the variables shown in the table and also adjusted for clustering
  2. bAdjusted PR is adjusted prevalence ratio