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Table 4 Breastfeeding practices compared between LAZ categories, ENSIN 2010

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

 Overall (n = 5030)LAZ
Stunting <− 2 SD (n = 645)Normal ≥ − 2 SD (n = 4385)OR /Difference95% CIp value
Maternal anthropometry (mean, SD)
 Weight (kg)(n = 4750) n = 619n = 4131   
59.8, (±12.0)55.8, 54.5 (±11.36)60.30, 58.10 (±11.9)4.53.5, 5.5< 0.001**
 Height (mt)(n = 5384) n = 619n = 4130   
1.55, (±0.06)1.51, 1.51 (±0.06)1.55, 1.55 (±0.06)0.040.03, 0.04< 0.001**
 BMI (kg/mt2) (n = 5384) n = 619n = 4128   
24.8, (±4.6)24.23, 23.63 (±4.5)24.8, 24.1 (±4.6)0.610.22, 0.990.003*
Breastfeeding practices and other infant feeding modes
 Currently BF (n, %)
  Yes3419 (68)434 (67.2)2985 (68.1)1.040.87, 1.230.64
  No1611 (32)211 (32.7)1400 (31.9)   
 EBF (n, %)(n = 1338) n = 110n = 1228   
  Yes460 (34.4)46 (41.8)414 (33.7)0.710.48, 1.050.09
  No878 (65.6)64 (58.2)814 (66.3)   
 Predominant BF (n, %)(n = 2492) n = 296n = 2196   
  Yes127 (5.1)20 (6.8)107 (4.9)0.740.48, 1.121.16
  No2365 (94.9)276 (93.2)2089 (95.1)   
 Duration of BF (months) (mean, SD)(n = 1599) n = 211n = 1388   
7.9, 7 (±5.1)9.1, 9 (±5.2)7.7, 7 (±5)−1.33−2.06, −0.60< 0.001**
 Age of introduction of liquids including formula (months) (mean, SD)(n = 4927) n = 624n = 4303   
2.6, (±2.5)3.1, 3 (±2.9)2.5, 2 (±2.4)−0.61− 0.82, − 0.40< 0.001**
 Age of introduction of semisolids (months) (mean, SD)(n = 4470) n = 574n = 3896   
4.9, (±2.1)5.5, 6 (2.4)4.9, 5 (±2)−0.58−0.77, − 0.40< 0.001**
 Age of introduction of solids (months) (mean, SD)(n = 3919) n = 523n = 3396   
7.5, (±2.5)8, 8 (±2.66)7.4, 7 (±2.5)−0.61− 0.84, − 0.38< 0.001**
 Formula feeding (n, %)(n = 4464) n = 550n = 3914   
  Yes1887 (42)216 (39.3)1661 (42.4)0.870.73, 1.050.16
  No2587 (58)334 (60.7)2253 (57.6)   
  1. Comparisons were performed with χ2 test, t test (maternal height) or U-Mann Whitney test as appropriate
  2. * Significance at the level of p < 0.05
  3. ** Significance at the level of < 0.001