TABLE 3.

Percentage of Ever Breastfed and ORs for Postneonatal Deaths

Original SamplesSUDAAN-Adjusted
Live birthsPostneonatal DeathsAdjusted* OR (95% CI)Live BirthsPostneonatal DeathsAdjusted* OR (95% CI)
n% Ever Breastfedn% Ever BreastfedEver/Never BreastfedN% Ever BreastfedN% Ever BreastfedEver/never Breastfed
Total774039.7120431.20.76(0.65–0.88)3 186 49753.4914537.70.79(0.67–0.93)
Race specific
 Black403826.056116.00.67(0.52–0.87)549 36027.9249816.80.69(0.53–0.90)
 Nonblack370254.764344.30.79(0.65–0.96)2 637 13758.7664745.60.81(0.66–0.98)
Birth weight specific
 <2500 g201527.728724.70.87(0.60–1.37)200 44336.1200231.40.97(0.64–1.47)
 ≥2500 g572543.991733.20.73(0.61–0.86)2 986 05454.5714339.50.76(0.64–0.91)
Death cause specific
 Infections--25530.20.75(0.55–1.02)--191437.00.76(0.54–1.07)
 Injuries--12628.60.67(0.43–1.05)--97131.90.59(0.38–0.94)
 SIDS--59131.60.77(0.63–0.95)--451438.30.84(0.67–1.05)
 Others--23232.30.76(0.54–1.07)--174540.40.81(0.56–1.16)
  • * Adjusted for mother's age, education, and smoking during pregnancy and infant's gender, race (except for race subgroup analyses), birth weight (except for birth weight subgroup analyses), congenital malformation reported at birth, live birth order, plurality, and WIC status.