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Table 5 Logistic regression model for non-nutritive sucking habits

From: Breastfeeding and sucking habits in children enrolled in a mother-child health program

Variable Raw OR 95% CI pa Adjusted OR 95% CI pb
Level I       
Genre    0.045*    0.011*
Male 1    1   
Female 1.77 1.01-3.09   2.15 1.19-3.88  
Level II       
Exclusive breasfeeding 0,007*    0.001*
≤ 1 month 1    1   
2-3 months 1.61 0.78-3.31   0.73 0.28-1.90  
4-5 months 1.30 0.68-2.48   0.70 0.28-1.73  
6-12 meses 0.39 0.22-0.70   0.31 0.13-0.73  
Predominant breastfeeding 0,065    0.011*
≤ 1 month 1    1   
2-3 months 2.53 0.94-6.89   1.70 0.53-5.39  
4-5 months 1.16 0.50-2.67   0.44 0.15-1.30  
6-12 months 0.73 0.36-1.49   0.31 0,17-0.84  
≥ 12 months 0.70 0.40-1.20   0.37 0.16-0.87  
Breastfeeding <0,001*    <0,001*
1-6 months 1    1   
7-12 months 0.69 0.38-1.23   0.20 0.09-0.48  
13-24 months 0.66 0.32-1.35   0.18 0.07-0.48  
> 24 months 0.12 0.14-0.79   0,10 0.04-0.31  
  1. LeveI I: adjusted to the father’s educational level + the family income; Level II: adjusted to Level I + Level II; aPearson’s chi-square (χ2), bWald’s test and *significant; Hosmer-Lemeshow test, p = 0.402.