Table 2

Hazard ratios from Cox regression of time to initiation of breastfeeding

Variable

Hazard ratio

95% Confidence Interval

p value


Presence of companion

207.8

49.2, 878.0

<0.01

Occupation

(Unskilled vs. skilled)

1.1

0.7, 1.6

0.74

Education

(Lower vs. Higher)

1.2

0.7, 1.9

0.56

Tribe

(Yoruba vs. others)

1.2

0.8, 1.9

0.39

Religion

(Christians vs. Muslims)

1.1

0.8, 1.7

0.45


Morhason-Bello et al. International Breastfeeding Journal 2009 4:16   doi:10.1186/1746-4358-4-16

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