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Table 5 Unadjusted and adjusted odds ratios from logistic regression examining the association between breastfeeding practices and duration and weight status

From: Breastfeeding practices, timing of introduction of complementary beverages and foods and weight status in infants and toddlers participants of a WIC clinic in Puerto Rico

Variable OR (95th confidence intervals)
Crude Adjusted for infant’s age Multivariatea
Breastfed immediately after birth 0.58 (0.29, 1.16) 0.58 (0.30, 1.16) 0.54 (0.26, 1.11)
Breastfed at the hospital 0.94 (0.40, 2.17) 0.94 (0.40, 2.17) 0.90 (0.38, 2.14)
Breastfed at least once 0.50 (0.16, 1.58) 0.50 (0.16, 1.58) 0.46 (0.14, 1.50)
Breastfed for 3 months (non-exclusively) 0.62 (0.30,1.26) 0.62 (0.30, 1.26) 0.55 (0.27, 1.16)
Breastfed for 6 months (non-exclusively) 0.77 (0.39, 1.53) 0.77 (0.39, 1.53) 0.66 (0.32, 1.37)
Exclusive breastfeeding for 3 months 0.87 (0.41, 1.85) 0.87 (0.41, 1.85) 0.80 (0.37, 1.74)
Exclusive breastfeeding for 6 months 0.67 (0.29, 1.58) 0.67 (0.27, 1.65) 0.60 (0.25, 1.45)
  1. aAdjusted for infant’s age and sex and parent’s age and education. Reference: healthy weight