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Table 2 Generalized linear regression results for Exclusive breastfeeding behavior

From: Socioeconomic inequality in exclusive breastfeeding behavior and ideation factors for social behavioral change in three north-western Nigerian states: a cross-sectional study

  Coef. Robust Standard Error z P > z [95% Confidence Interval]
Spontaneously reports any benefits of EBF practice (first six months of infants’ life) for the mother − 0.0007 0.0002 −3.64 0.00** −0.0010 - -0.0003
Spontaneously mentions immediate breastfeeding as a method to protect the health of the newborn after delivery −0.0001 0.0003 −0.44 0.66 −0.0007 - 0.0004
Agreed (strongly or somewhat) that mother’s breastmilk after birth is bad milk 0.0001 0.0005 0.27 0.79 −0.0009 - 0.0012
Agreed on the importance of mothers to give their child only breastmilk in the first six months of infant’s life 0.0001 0.0005 0.31 0.76 −0.0008 - 0.0010
Confident to exclusively breastfeed a child in the first six month −0.0002 0.0004 −0.47 0.64 −0.0010 - 0.0006
ANC attendance (4+ visit) 0.0624 0.0214 2.92 0.00** 0.0205–0.1044
Number of equivalent adults in household −0.0570 0.0308 −1.85 0.06 −0.1174 - 0.0033
Maternal age 0.0023 0.0063 0.36 0.72 −0.0101 - 0.0147
Agreed that most women in the community give infants only breastmilk in the first six months of life 0.0003 0.0003 1.17 0.24 −0.0002 - 0.0009
Maternal regular attendance at community meetings 0.0242 0.0407 0.6 0.55 −0.0556 - 0.1040
Who influences mothers’ decision to breastfeed? 0.0424 0.0169 2.51 0.01** 0.0093–0.0755
_cons 0.1403 0.0326 4.3 0.00 0.0764–0.2042
  1. ** P value = 0.000, Log pseudolikelihood = −33,293.97, Deviance = 3517.69, (1/df) Deviance = 1.1989, Pearson = 3517.69, (1/df) Pearson = 1.19894, AIC = 22.61, Variance function: V(u) = 1 [Gaussian], Link function: g(u) = u [Identity]