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Table 4 Effects of awareness of policy on breastfeeding behaviors

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
Stratified by worksite       
Awareness of lactation room Fab‡
Yes/No 7.88 (2.36–26.32) 0.001 2.06 (0.78–5.40) 0.143
Awareness of breast pumping breaks       
Yes/No 0.84 (0.56–1.26) 0.399 2.15 (1.09–4.26) 0.028
Awareness of lactation rooms Office ‡
Yes/No 2.83 (0.99–8.06) 0.052 6.53 (1.33–32.13) 0.021
Awareness of breast pumping breaks       
Yes/No 1.14 (0.33–3.95) 0.833 4.91 (1.79–13.46) 0.002
Selected by awareness of policy       
Worksite High awareness of policy ‡§
Office/Fab 2.38 (0.65–8.71) 0.189 8.65 (2.48–30.18) 0.001
  1. *Women who never breastfed as reference group.
  2. † Women who only breastfed during maternity leave as reference group.
  3. ‡Adjusted for mother's age, education, employment and children's age.
  4. §Only women who both knew about lactation rooms and breast pumping breaks in the model.