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Table 3 Factors associated with cessation of exclusive breastfeeding, Kaski District, Nepal, 2012 (n = 581)

From: A community-based prospective cohort study of exclusive breastfeeding in central Nepal

Factor Crude hazard ratio Adjusted hazard ratio* p
(95% CI) (95% CI)
Residential location    0.02
  Rural 1 1  
  Urban 1.21 (0.98, 1.49) 1.28 (1.03, 1.60)  
Method of delivery    < 0.001
  Vaginal 1 1  
  Caesarean 2.12 (1.54, 2.93) 1.88 (1.36, 2.62)  
Breastfeeding problem    < 0.001
  No 1 1  
  Yes 2.03 (1.61, 2.47) 2.07 (1.66, 2.57)  
  1. *Factors excluded from the backward stepwise Cox regression were maternal age, parity, employment status, caste, education, place of delivery, frequency of antenatal visits, breastfeeding information, encouragement to breastfeed, and sex of infant.