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Table 5 Determinants of complementary feeding with breastfeeding practices among mothers living with HIV with children 6–12 months

From: Determinants of infant feeding practices among mothers living with HIV attending prevention of mother to child transmission Clinic at Kiambu Level 4 hospital, Kenya: a cross-sectional study

Variables Complementary feeding with breastfeeding
n (%) COR (95% CI) P value AOR (95% CI) P value
Age group (years
  < 25 31 (30.1) 0.96 (0.24, 3.84)   0.87 (0.18, 4.26)  
 26–34 56 (54.4) 0.39 (0.11, 1.34)   0.33 (0.08, 1.41)  
  > 35 16 (15.5) 1   1  
Marital status
 Married 68 (66) 1.75 (0.72, 4.21)   1.89 (0.68, 5.29)  
 Unmarried 35 (34) 1   1  
Education level
 No formal education 5 (4.9) 0.83 (0.01, 1.07)   0.56 (0.03, 0.96)  
 Primary school 39 (37.9) 0.86 (0.02, 0.39)   0.46 (0.08, 0.28)  
 Secondary school 47 (45.6) 0.25 (0.05, 1.03) 0.042* 0.17 (0.03, 0.85) 0.002*
 Tertiary 12 (11.7) 1   1  
Occupation
 Employed 42 (40.8) 1.56 (0.69, 3.55)   2.06 (0.69, 6.15)  
 Unemployed 40 (38.8) 4.00 (1.30, 12.2) 0.015* 3.91 (1.24, 12.32) 0.020*
 Casual labour 21 (20.4) 1   1  
Infant feeding practice knowledge
 Adequate 58 (56.3) 1.75 (0.73, 4.21)   1.44 (0.59, 3.47)  
 Poor 45 (43.7) 1   1  
  1. AOR Adjusted Odds Ratio, COR Crude Odds Ratio, CI Confidence Interval.
  2. *Statistically significant at p < 0.05. Adjusted for socioeconomic and demographic characteristics (age, marital status, education level and occupation) and infant feeding practice knowledge).