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Table 4 Cox regression analysis on socio-demographic factors associated with the practice of changing from exclusive breastfeeding (EBF) to predominant breastfeeding (PBF), and from PBF to complementary feeding (CF). Adjusted analysis for PBF did not give any significant results and is not presented

From: Low adherence to exclusive breastfeeding in Eastern Uganda: A community-based cross-sectional study comparing dietary recall since birth with 24-hour recall

Variables PBF Unadjusted CF Unadjusted CF Adjusted
  OR 95%CI OR 95%CI OR 95%CI
Residence       
   Urban 1.0   1.0    
   Rural 1.1 0.9 – 1.3 1.1 1.0 – 1.3   
Mother's age       
   ≤19 1.0   1.0    
   20 – 24 1.0 0.8 – 1.2 1.2 0.9 – 1.5   
   25 – 29 1.0 0.8 – 1.3 1.2 0.9 – 1.5   
   ≥30 1.0 0.8 – 1.3 1.1 0.9 – 1.5   
Marital status       
   Traditional marriage 1.0   1.0   1.0  
   Religious and civil marriage 0.8 0.6 – 1.0 1.0 0.8 – 1.3 0.9 0.7 – 1.2
   Other 1.0 0.8 – 1.3 0.7 0.5 – 0.9* 0.7 0.5 – 0.9*
Mother's education       
   None 1.0   1.0    
   Stopped in primary 1.1 0.8 – 1.4 1.1 0.8 – 1.5   
   Completed primary 1.0 0.8 – 1.4 1.0 0.7 – 1.4   
   Secondary lower 1.0 0.7 – 1.4 0.9 0.7 – 1.3   
   Secondary higher and above 0.9 0.7 – 1.3 1.0 0.7 – 1.5   
Religion; 3 main denominations       
   Protestant 1.0   1.0   1.0  
   Catholic 0.9 0.7 – 1.1 1.1 0.9 – 1.5 1.2 0.9 – 1.5
   Muslim 1.1 0.9 – 1.3 1.2 1.0 – 1.5 1.2 1.0 – 1.5*
Owning land       
   No 1.0   1.0    
   Yes 1.2 1.0 – 1.5* 1.1 0.9 – 1.4   
Socio-economic wealth index       
   Bottom quintile 1.0   1.0    
   2nd quintile 0.9 0.7 – 1.2 1.1 0.8 – 1.4   
   3rd quintile 0.8 0.7 – 1.1 1.0 0.8 – 1.3   
   4th quintile 0.9 0.7 – 1.1 1.0 0.8 – 1.3   
   Top quintile 0.8 0.7 – 1.1 0.9 0.7 – 1.2   
Gender of infant       
   Boy 1.0   1.0    
   Girl 1.0 0.9 – 1.2 1.0 0.8 – 1.2   
Number of siblings       
   None 1.0   1.0    
   1 1.0 0.8 – 1.3 1.3 1.1 – 1.7*   
   2–3 1.1 0.9 – 1.3 1.1 0.9 – 1.4   
   ≥4 1.0 0.9 – 1.3 1.3 1.0 – 1.6*   
  1. * p ≤ 0.05