Table 3

Logistic regression analyses of the association between time of adult abuse (recent/not recent) and cessation of any breast feeding (BF) before 4 months (cessation of any BF <4 months) (N=51 014)

Cessation of any BF <4 monthsCrudeAdjusted
n(%)n(%)OR95% CIOR95% CI
No adult abuse (reference)41 39681.1472811.41.001.00
Any adult, but not recent749514.7108414.51.31(1.22 to 1.41)1.21(1.12 to 1.30)
Any adult recent abuse21234.239418.61.77(1.58 to 1.98)1.40(1.24 to 1.58)
  • The adjusted model included the following variables: maternal age, education, civil status and any child abuse. Analysed for complete cases.