TABLE 5

PAFs for Initiation of Breastfeeding in Breastfed Singletons Who Survived to Day 2

No. (%) of DeathsaORa (95% CI)PAF,b % (95% CI)
Within 1 h34 (23.4)1
After 1 h to end of day 136 (24.8)1.45 (0.90 to 2.35)7.7 (−2.8 to 13)
Day 248 (33.1)2.70 (1.70 to 4.30)20.8 (10 to 19)
Day 321 (14.4)3.01 (1.70 to 5.38)9.6 (5.9 to 12)
After day 36 (4.1)4.42 (1.76 to 11.09)3.2 (1.8 to 3.7)
Total145 (100)41.3
  • a Adjusted for gender, birth size, gestational age, presence of a congenital anomaly, health on the day of birth, health at the time of interview, mother's health at the time of delivery, age of mother, parity, educational level of mother, mother having cash income, household water supply, place of defecation, number of antenatal visits, place of birth, and birth attendant.

  • b PAF indicates proportion of deaths exposed (aOR − 1)/aOR.