Advances in Preventive Medicine / 2015 / Article / Tab 4

Research Article

Breastfeeding Practices, Demographic Variables, and Their Association with Morbidities in Children

Table 4

Variables associated with hospital admissions in children aged more than 6 months.

Variablesp valueOR95% CI for OR
LowerUpper

Starting of breastfeeding
 After an hour of birth0.0351.4821.0272.138
 Within hour (reference category)
Exclusive breastfeeding
 6 months (reference category)
 Less than 6 months or one year and more than 1 year<0.00012.1001.4503.039
Occupation
 Employed0.0350.5850.3560.963
 Housewife (reference category)
Elder siblings
 One and more0.0011.9231.3262.788
 No (reference category)
Feeding given by
 Mostly mother (reference category)
 Other0.0072.0701.2193.515
Nutritional status of children0.006
 Moderate malnutrition0.9391.0240.5621.866
 Overweight0.0110.4410.2330.831
 Severe malnutrition0.0521.5780.9962.499
 Normal (reference category)

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