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Table 4 Interaction between delivery mode and early initiation of breastfeeding with outcome of possible serious bacterial infection

From: Risk factors for possible serious bacterial infection in a rural cohort of young infants in central India

  Number (%) with PSBI Total Number of Infants (%) Adjusted Risk Ratioa 95 % CI
Vaginal Delivery
 Early Initiation of Breastfeeding 1346 (4) 28,642 (96) 1.00  
 Lack of early initiation of breastfeeding 330 (27) 1,202 (4) 4.74 (3.13–7.17)
C-section
 Early Initiation of Breastfeeding 124 (3) 3,595 (49) 0.78 (0.58–1.04)
 Lack of early initiation of breastfeeding 304 (8) 3,778 (51) 1.66 (1.30–2.11)
  1. aMultivariable regression model adjusted for year, age, parity, maternal education, timing of first antenatal care visit, maternal anemia, location of delivery, prolonged labor, infant sex, birth weight, and the 4-level variable listed above combining delivery mode and breastfeeding status