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Table 3 Factors associated with breastfeeding in the first hour after birth in the final adjusted model, Brazil, 2011

From: The baby-friendly hospital initiative and breastfeeding at birth in Brazil: a cross sectional study

Variable/categories AORa 99 % Confidence Intervala
Maternal age
 12–19 years 1.33 (1.02–1.74)
 20–34 years 1.23 (1.01–1.50)
 35 years or + 1.00 -
Brazilian region of residence
 North 1.81 (1.19–2.76)
 Northeast 0.92 (0.63–1.35)
 Middle West 1.43 (0.83–2.46)
 South 1.37 (0.81–2.32)
 Southeast 1.00 -
Funding of prenatal care
 No prenatal care 0.96 (0.20–4.74)
 Public 1.33 (1.01–1.76)
 Mixed 1.35 (0.92–1.99)
 Private 1.00 -
Information about breastfeeding at prenatal care
 No prenatal care 1.03 (0.30–3.56)
 Yes 1.38 (1.17–1.63)
 No 1.00 -
Baby-Friendly Hospitalb
 Yes 2.07 (1.50–2.86)
 In process 1.44 (0.71–2.93)
 No 1.00 -
Type of delivery
 Normal 2.81 (2.19–3.62)
 Forceps 2.11 (1.30–3.44)
 Intrapartum caesarean 1.18 (0.94–1.48)
 Antepartum caesarean 1.00 -
Gestational age
 32 0/7 to 36 6/7 weeks 0.47 (0.38–0.59)
 37 0/7 or more 1.00 -
Birth weight
 1500–2499 g 0.51 (0.39–0.66)
 2500 g or more 1.00 -
  1. aAdjusted Odds Ratio (AOR) and 99 % CI, obtained from a logistic regression model and considering the complex sample design, adjusted for educational level and parity
  2. bBased on hospital manager information