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Table 4 Bivariate and multivariable logistic regression analysis for breastfeeding techniques by maternal and infant factors among lactating mothers visiting Gondar town health facilities, Amhara regional state, northwest Ethiopia, 2020.(n = 414)

From: Breastfeeding technique and associated factors among lactating mothers visiting Gondar town health facilities, Northwest Ethiopia: observational method

Variables Effectiveness of BFT: COR (95% CI) AOR (95% CI)
Effective N (%) In-effective N (%)
Age of mother 18–20 9(31.0) 20(69.0) 0.21(0.08–0.53)* 0.30(0.11–0.83)**
21–25 53(40.8) 77(59.2) 0.32(0.18–0.58)* 0.45(0.23–0.87)**
26–30 80(47.1) 90(52.9) 0.42(0.24–0.73)* 0.48(0.26–0.88)**
> 30 55(67.9) 26(32.1) 1.0 1.0
Marital status Married 193(49.4) 198(50.6) 1.0 1.0
Other 4(21.1) 15(78.9) 0.27(0.09–0.84)* 0.34(0.10–1.13)
Parity primipara 63(35.2) 116(64.8) 0.39(0.26–0.59)* 0.51(0.32–0.82)**
multipara 134(58.0) 97(42.0) 1.0 1.0
Counseling of BFT during ANC follow up Yes 58(65.9) 30(34.1) 1.0 1.0
No 139(43.2) 183(56.8) 0.39(0.24–0.64)* 0.55(0.32–0.95)**
Immediate PNC counseling Yes 115(61.5) 72(38.5) 1.0 1.0
No 82(36.8) 141(63.2) 0.36(0.24,0.54)** 0.45(0.29,0.70)**
Breast problem yes 4(17.4) 19(82.6) 0.21(0.07,0.63)* 0.22(0.07,0.68)**
No 193(49.9) 194(50.1) 1.0 1.0
Gestational age preterm 8(33.3) 16(66.7) 0.52(0.22,1.25) 0.46(0.18,1.20)
term 189(49.0) 197(51.0) 1.0 1.0
Bottle feeding yes 26(37.1) 44(62.9) 0.58(0.34,0.99)* 0.54(0.30,0.97)**
No 171(50.3) 169(49.7) 1.0 1.0
  1. *Bi-Variable significant (p-value < 0.05)
  2. ** multivariable significant (p-value < 0.05)