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Table 4 Predictors for appropriate exclusive breastfeeding

From: Complementary feeding pattern and its impact on growth and development of under 2-years infants in upper Egypt

Independent variable EBF
OR Sig. 95% CI
Male sex 0.10 < 0.001** 0.05-0.12
Residence −0.06 0.002 (−0.10)-(−0.02)
Time of BF after delivery 0.28 < 0.001** 0.25-0.39
Age of mother −0.11 < 0.001** (−0.01)-(−0.004)
Educational level of mother 0.06 0.003 0.01-0.05
Occupational status of the father 0.14 < 0.001** 0.06-0.11
  1. R square 0.721, OR odds ratio, CI confidence interval, EBF exclusive breast feeding
  2. 2 test was used for comparison
  3. **Significant if < 0.05