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Table 4 Bivariate and multivariable logistic regression showing factors associated with timely initiation of breastfeeding among mothers in Goba Woreda, South East Ethiopia

From: Determinants of timely initiation of breastfeeding among mothers in Goba Woreda, South East Ethiopia: A cross sectional study

Variables Timely initiation of breastfeeding
  Yes No COR[95%C.I] P-value
Attendance of formal education     
   Yes 215(57.0) 162(43.0) 1.4[1.02-2.02] 0.038
   No 98(48.0) 106(52.0) 1.0  
Residence     
   Urban 86(73.5) 31(26.5) 3.1[1.98-4.84] < 0.0001
   Rural 228(47.3) 254(52.7) 1.0  
Place of delivery     
   Home 202(48.1) 218(51.9) 1.0  
   Health institution 106(63.9) 60(36.1) 1.9[1.30-2.71] 0.001
Post Natal Counseling     
   Yes 183(60.2) 120(39.6) 0.52[0.38-0.72] < 0.0001
   No 131(44.3) 165(55.7) 1.0  
  1. COR = Crude Odds Ratio; CI = Confidence Interval.
  2. AOR = Adjusted Odds Ratio.
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