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Table 3 Factors associated with colostrum avoiding among mothers having children less than 2 years of age, in Aksum town, central zone of Tigray, 2017

From: Colostrum avoidance and associated factors among mothers having children less than 2 years of age in Aksum town, Tigray, Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study 2017

Variables Colostrum avoiding Crude OR (CI 95%) Adjusted OR (CI 95%)
Yes No
Number of ANC visit
 ≥ 4 10 (2.9%) 331 (97.1%) 1 1
 < 4 20 (14.7%) 116 (85.3%) 5.70 (2.595, 12.549) 4.45 (1.9, 10.5)*
Breastfeeding counseling during ANC
 Yes 26 (5.6%) 441 (94.4%) 1 1
 No 4 (40%) 6 (60%) 11.30 (3, 42.56) 0.79 (0.1, 5.87)
Place of delivery
 Heath facility 23 (5.1%) 430 (94.9%) 7.70 (2.9, 20.41) 1
 At home 7 (29.2%) 17 (70.8%)   2.99 (0.97, 9.3)
PNC follow up
 Yes 19 (4.6%) 393 (95.4%) 14.213 (1.9, 9.33) 1
 No 11 (16.9%) 54 (83.1%)   2.9 (1.2, 7.0)*
Maternal level of information:
 Good 21 (4.8%) 413 (95.2%) 1 1
 Poor 9 (20.9%) 34 (79.1%) 5.2 (2.213, 12.248) 4.8 (1.83,12.69)*
  1. *Statistical association (p < 0.05)