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Table 3 Pooled discrete-time hazard models of breastfeeding cessation, all living children, NDHS 1996–2006

From: Gender, nutritional disparities, and child survival in Nepal

  Model 1   Model 2   Model 3  
  OR 95% CI OR 95% CI OR 95% CI
Child is Female 1.16*** [1.08,1.24] 1.22*** [1.14,1.31] 1.09 [0.96,1.24]
Child’s Birth Order
1st Born (ref)       
2nd/3rd Born 0.72*** [0.65,0.79]     
4th + Born 0.59*** [0.53,0.66]     
Birth Order & Sibling Gender
1st Born (ref)       
2nd/3rd Born, No Brothers    0.84** [0.74,0.95] 0.69*** [0.60,0.80]
2nd/3rd Born, 1+ Brother(s)    0.63*** [0.58,0.69] 0.61*** [0.54,0.71]
4th + Born, No Brothers    0.65** [0.51,0.84] 0.57*** [0.42,0.76]
4th + Born, 1+ Brother(s)    0.49*** [0.43,0.56] 0.48*** [0.41,0.56]
Interactions
Female*2nd/3rd Born, No Brothers      2.13*** [1.65,2.76]
Female*2nd/3rd Born, 1+ Brother(s)      1.07 [0.90,1.28]
Female*4th + Born, No Brothers      1.80* [1.02,3.18]
Female*4th + Born, 1+ Brother(s)      1.06 [0.89,1.27]
  1. Notes: Models control for maternal age and education, urban residence, region, household poverty, household size, year, ethnicity, and religion; constant estimated but not reported; * p < 0.05, ** p < 0.01, *** p < 0.001