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Table 3 Factors related to breastfeeding by multivariate logistic regression

From: Effects of work-related factors on the breastfeeding behavior of working mothers in a Taiwanese semiconductor manufacturer: a cross-sectional survey

  Ever breastfed* Continued breastfeeding after returning to work†
  OR‡ (95% CI) P value OR‡ (95% CI) P value
Age, years       
   < 30/≥ 30 1.37 (0.99–1.89) 0.057 0.69 (0.40–1.23) 0.211
Education       
   > College/≤ College 1.59 (1.12–2.17) 0.008 1.03 (0.57–1.87) 0.926
Children's age       
   <1 yr/>3 yr 1.34 (0.54–3.31) 0.529 2.53 (1.55–4.14) <0.001
   1–3 yr/>3 yr 0.85 (0.36–1.99) 0.701 1.64 (1.10–2.42) 0.014
Worksite       
   Office/Fab 2.33 (1.40–3.87) 0.001 4.32 (2.30–8.11) <0.001
Employment, years       
   ≤6/≥10 1.77 (1.17–2.67) 0.007 1.14 (0.53–2.43) 0.745
   7–9/≥ 10 1.91 (1.25–2.94) 0.003 0.83 (0.42–2.02) 0.826
Awareness of lactation rooms       
   Yes/No 1.60 (1.14–2.24) 0.006 2.71 (1.19–6.15) 0.017
Awareness of breast pumping breaks       
   Yes/No 0.87 (0.59–1.28) 0.474 2.68 (1.57–4.58) <0.001
  1. Note: OR=odds ratio; CI=confidence interval.
  2. *Women who never breastfed as reference group.
  3. † Women who only breastfed during maternity leave as reference group.
  4. ‡ Adjusted for all other variables in the table.