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Table 3 Factors that affect EBF practice among mothers of infants age less than 6 months using bivariate and multivariate logistic regression analysis model, Bahir dar, Ethiopia, 2017

From: Prevalence of exclusive breastfeeding practice and associated factors among mothers having infants less than 6 months old, in Bahir Dar, Northwest, Ethiopia: a community based cross sectional study, 2017

Variables EBF practice
  Yes (n & %) No (N & %) COR (95% CL) AOR (95% CL)
Age of child in months 0–1 67 (94.4) 4 (5.6) 3.679 (1.278,10.58) 5.702 (1.747, 18.613)*
2–3 127 (90.7) 13 (9.3) 2.146 (1.118, 4.119) 2.778 (1.279, 6.032)*
4–6 214 (82) 47 (18) 1 1
Occupational status Unemployed 229 (90.9) 23 (9.1) 2.281 (1.321, 3.940) 2.995 (1.557, 5.690)*
Employed 179 (81.4) 41 (18.6) 1 1
Colostrums feeding Yes 345 (88.5) 45 (11.5) 2.706 (1.455, 5.033) .899 (0.379, 2.133)
No 51 (73.9) 18 (26.1) 1 1
Maternal age 15–29 years 262 (84) 50 (16) 1  
≥ 30 years 146 (91.2) 14 (8.8) 1.99 (1.064, 3.723) 1.664 (0.833,3.323)
Cultural influence Yes 10 (58.8) 7 (41.2) 1 1
No 398 (87.5) 57 (12.5) 4.88 (1.789, 13.352) 11.01 (3.449, 35.16)*
  1. 1 = reference, * = p value less than 0.05, N = number, % = percent