Table 3.

Predictors of Reduced Overall Breastfeeding Duration (Cox Proportional Hazards Analysis)

Predictors of Overall DurationHR95% CISignificance
Pacifier use ≤6 wk1.611.19, 2.19.002
Maternal age ≤30 y1.321.02, 1.71.03
Father not in favor of breastfeeding1.300.99, 1.70.06
Plans to return to work1.421.09, 1.85.01
C-section1.300.95, 1.79.10
Pregnancy/labor/delivery problems1.310.98, 1.73.06
Breastfeeding goal ≤26 wk2.121.57, 2.87<.0001