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Table 4 Results of the logistic regression predicting breastfeeding initiationb

From: Determinants of breastfeeding initiation and cessation among employed mothers: a prospective cohort study

Employment variables β SEa P-value OR CI
Type of Occupation (Ref. = Clerical)      
Professional 0.53 0.28 0.05 1.70 1.00–2.93
Blue Collar −0.23 0.30 0.44 0.79 0.44–1.43
Prenatal Hours Worked per Week −0.02 0.01 0.21 0.98 0.96–1.01
Employer Provides Paid Leave Policy (Ref. = No) −0.29 0.28 0.31 0.75 0.43–1.31
Supervisor Support (Ref. =Somewhat/Strongly agree) 0.02 0.35 0.96 1.02 0.51–2.03
Coworker Support (Ref. = Somewhat/Strongly agree) −0.02 0.88 0.98 0.98 0.17–5.49
  1. aStandard Error
  2. bModel was adjusted for maternal age, race/ethnicity, marital status, education, household income, delivery hospital, parity, prenatal smoking, prenatal moods, breastfeeding among friends/family, had problems with breastfeeding, and pre-pregnancy health; alpha <0.05 was used