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Table 3 Adjusted odds ratio for using whey-based infant formula at 2 months

From: Infant formula feeding practices in a prospective population based study

N = 953 aOR (95% CI)
Method of feeding at hospital discharge
 Exclusive Breastfeeding Reference
 Breastfeeding and formula feeding 0.86 (0.59–1.24)
 Formula feeding 0.54 (0.37–0.79)*
Maternal Nationality
 Mother born outside of Ireland Reference
 Mother born in Ireland 0.83 (0.53–1.31)
Paternal Nationality
 Father born outside of Ireland Reference
 Father born in Ireland 0.71 (0.44–1.13)
Maternal tertiary education
 No tertiary education Reference
 Tertiary education 1.28 (0.97–1.68)
  1. *p ≤ 0.05