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Table 5 Bivariate and multivariate logistic regression analysis

From: Intention, magnitude and factors associated with bottle feeding among mothers of 0–23 months old children in Holeta town, Central Ethiopia: a cross sectional study

Variables Bottle feeding Crude OR (95% CI) Adjusted OR (95% CI)
Yes (%) No (%)   
Age of infant/child     
 0–5 9 (8.1) 102 (91.9) 0.270 (0.127,0.573)** 0.275 (0.123,0.617)*
 6–11 23 (22.1) 81 (77.9) 0.869 (0.495,1.525) 0.864 (0.465,1.605)
 12–23 50 (24.6) 153 (75.4) 1 1
Age of mother     
 15–24 86 (74.8) 29 (25.2) 2.096 (1.036,4.237)* 3.384 (1.482,7.727)*
 25–34 163 (80.7) 39 (19.3) 1.487 (0.766,2.888) 1.530 (0.740,3.163)
 > = 35 87 (86.1) 14 (13.9) 1 1
Educational status of mother     
 No formal education 21 (17.4) 100 (82.6) 0.560 (0.282,1.114) 0.725 (0.241,2.177)
 Primary 32 (16.5) 162 (83.5) 0.527 (0.281,0.988)* 0.661 (0.237,1.841)
 Secondary 21 (27.3) 56 (72.7) 1.185 (0.448,3.133) 1.419 (0.482,4.178)
 Diploma and above 8 (30.8) 18 (69.2) 1 1
Occupational status of mother     
 House wives 207 (88.8) 26 (11.2) 0.289 (0.173,0.484)** 0.375 (0.208,0.676)**
 Other jobs 129 (69.7) 56 (30.3) 1 1
No of under 5 children     
 One 14 (15.4) 77 (84.6) 1.833 (0.821,4.101) 2.791 (1.072,7.299)*
 Two 52 (19.8) 211 (80.2) 1.372 (0.712,2.571) 1.449 (0.695,2.976)
 Three 18 (25) 48 (75) 1 1
ANC     
 Yes 71 (18.2) 319 (81.8) 1 1
 No 11 (39.3) 17 (60.7) 2.907 (1.305,6.476)* 1.105 (0.409,2.981)
PNC     
 Yes 55 (16) 288 (84) 1 1
 No 27 (36) 48 (64) 2.945 (1.695,5.119)* 2.12 (1.083,4.139)*
Advised/counseled on bottle feeding     
 Yes 30 (13) 200 (87) 1 1
 No 52 (27.7) 136 (72.3) 2.549 (1.547,4.200)** 2.182 (1.241,3.835)*
  1. N.B- ** p- value significant at level of P < 0.001, *p-value significant at level of P < 0.05