Table 4

Factors associated with only breast feeding at 3 months

N%Unadjusted OR95% CIAdjusted OR95% CI
BF intention to six months
 < 6 months (ref)33/9435.111
 ≥ 6 months59/10059.02.661.49 to 4.762.221.20 to 4.12
Age
 ≤20 (ref)4/1040.01
 21–2517/4736.20.850.21 to 3.44
 26–3032/7045.71.260.33 to 4.87
 31–3529/5058.02.070.52 to 8.27
 46–4010/1855.61.880.39 to 9.01
 ≥413/31001
Age continuous
 18–4497/20248.01.061.00 to 1.12
Parity
 Multiparous (ref)48/10346.61
 Primiparous48/9749.51.120.64 to 1.96
Education
 University or higher (ref)44/6765.711
 Up to diploma51/13138.90.330.18 to 0.620.500.26 to 0.96
Smoking in pregnancy
 Yes (ref)6/3517.111
 No88/16254.35.752.26 to 14.594.051.54 to 10.69
Partner status
 Partnered (ref)89/18248.91
 Not partnered6/1637.51.590.56 to 4.57
Government benefit as main household income
 No (ref)84/15554.21
 Yes11/4325.60.290.14 to 0.62
Type of birth
 Vaginal (ref)71/13751.81
 C/S26/6540.00.620.34 to 1.13
Overall worries
 6 or less (ref)67/12852.31
 7 or more25/6538.50.570.31 to 1.05
First Nations status
 Non-Indigenous (ref)22/4746.81
 First Nations74/15348.41.060.55 to 2.05
  • BF, breast feed/ing; C/S, caesarean.