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Table 2 Maternal anthropometry and breastfeeding practices compared between WLZ categories, ENSIN 2010

From: Associations between maternal BMI, breastfeeding practices and infant anthropometric status in Colombia; secondary analysis of ENSIN 2010

 Overall (n = 5030)WLZ
Wasting <−2 SD (n = 74)Normal ≥ − 2 SD, ≤ + 2 SD (n = 4663)Overweight > + 2 SD (n = 293)OR /Difference95% CIp value
Maternal anthropometry (mean, median, SD)
 Weight (kg)(n = 4750) n = 165n = 4496n = 89   
59.8, 57.6 (±12.0)53.9, 52.5 (±10.9)59.9, 57.7 (±11.9)67.8, 65.8 (±12.7)1.35 a−2.2, 4.90.99
    −4.1 b−5.8, −2.3< 0.001**
 Height (mt)(n = 4749) n = 165n = 4495n = 89   
1.55, 1.55 (±6.3)1.51, 1.50 (±6.3)1.55, 1.55 (±6.2)1.57, 1.57 (±5.5)0.72 a−2.58, 1.130.99
    −0.56 b−3.34, 0.760.39
 BMI (kg/mt2)(n = 4747) n = 165n = 4493n = 89   
24.75, 24.1 (±4.6)23.5, 22.8 (±4.3)24.7, 24.1 (±4.6)27.2, 26.6 (±4.8)0.39 a−0.98, 1.750.99
    −1.47 b− 2.14, −0.79< 0.001**
Breastfeeding practices and other infant feeding mode variables
 Currently BF (n, %)
  Yes3419 (68)60 (81.1)3152 (67.6)207 (70.6)0.19 a0.14, 0.270.02*
  No1611 (32)14 (18.9)1511` (32.4)86 (29.4)1.15 b0.89, 1.490.27
 EBF in 0 to 6 months (n, %)(n = 1338) n = 34n = 1211n = 93   
  Yes460 (34.4)15 (44.1)410 (33.9)35 (37.6)1.54 a0.77, 3.10.21
  No878 (65.6)19 (66.1)801 (66.1)58 (62.4)1.18 b0.76, 1.820.45
 Predominant BF (n, %)(n = 2492) n = 36n = 2313n = 143   
  Yes127 (5.1)2 (5.6)118 (5.1)7 (4.9)1.09 a0.26, 3.620.71
  No2365 (94.9)34 (94.4)2195 (94.9)136 (95.1)1.04 b0.49, 2.180.55
 Duration of BF (months) (mean, SD)(n = 1599) n = 38n = 1526n = 35   
7.9, (±5.1)6.9, 7 (±4.5)8, 7 (±5.1)5.9, 6 (±4.4)3.3 a−0.20, 6.810.07
    0.29 b−0.34, 0.380.99
 Age of introduction of liquids including formula (months) (mean, SD)(n = 4927) n = 176n = 4659n = 92   
2.6, (±2.5)2.5, 2 (±2.6)2.6, 2 (±2.5)2.4, 2.5 (±2.5)0.75 a0.06, 1.450.03*
    0.02 b−0.34, 0.380.99
 Age of introduction of semisolids (months) (mean, SD)(n = 4470) n = 149n = 4236n = 85   
4.9, (±2.1)5.1, 5 (±2.6)4.9, 5 (±2.1)4.9, 5 (±1.7)0.71 a0.05, 1.370.03*
    0.07 b−0.25, 0.390.99
 Age of introduction of solids (months) (mean, SD)(n = 3919) n = 127n = 3713n = 79   
7.5, (±2.5)7.7, 8 (±2.9)7.5, 7 (±2.5)7.5, 7 (±2.4)0.53 a−0.35, 1.40.44
    0.11 b−0.3, 0.530.99
 Formula feeding (n, %)(n = 4464) n = 67n = 4141n = 256   
  Yes1877 (42)34 (45.9)1737 (41.9)111 (43.4)0.95 a0.58, 1.530.90
  No2587 (58)40 (54.1)2404 (58.1)145 (56.6)1.06 b0.82, 1.370.69
  1. Comparisons performed with χ2 test or Kruskall-Wallis test or ANOVA (maternal height) as appropriate
  2. a Comparisons between normal and wasting
  3. b Comparisons between normal and overweight
  4. * Significance at the level of p < 0.05
  5. ** Significance at the level of p < 0.001