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Table 2 Multilevel Analysis

From: Determinants of the practice of exclusive breastfeeding in Guinea: evidence from 2018 Guinean demographic and health survey

Variable Empty model Model 1 Model 2
OR IC OR IC OR IC
Breastfeeding age of the child
 0 to 1 month    1   1  
 2 to 3 months    0.53*** [0.36–0.79] 0.53*** [0.36–0.79]
 4 to 5 months    0.22*** [0.14–0.36] 0.23*** [0.14–0.36]
Region
 Conakry    1   1  
 Boké    0.70 [0.29–1.67] 0.72 [0.30–1.62]
 Faranah    2.67* [1.18–6.03] 2.69* [1.21–5.94]
 Kankan    2.03 [0.93–4.44] 1.97 [0.92–4.24]
 Kindia    1.36 [0.59–3.11] 1.35 [0.61–3.01]
 Labé    1.73 [0.76–3.95] 1.69 [0.75–3.80]
 Mamou    2.34* [1.01–5.40] 2.27* [1.00–5.94]
 Nzérékoré    1.91 [0.76–4.77] 1.88 [0.76–4.61]
Place of delivery
 Home    1   1  
 Health facility    1.90*** [1.32–2.74] 1.94*** [1.34–2.80]
Religion
 Muslim    1   1  
 Christian    1.60 [0.74–3.48] 1.60 [0.74–3.46]
Type of Household
 Monogame    1    
 Polygamous    0.68* [0.47–0.98] 0.68* [0.48–0.98]
Woman currently working
 No    1    
 Yes    1.21 [0.84–1.74] 1.21 [0.84–1.74]
Random effects
Community characteristic
  Variance residence2      0.11  
  Variance of intercept 1.00   0.57   0.17  
  Intra-class correlation (%) 23.3%     0.05% [0.002–0.69]
  1. Note: * p < 0.05; ** p < 0.01 *** p < 0.001.