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Trends and factors associated to early initiation of breastfeeding, exclusive breastfeeding and duration of breastfeeding in Ethiopia: evidence from the Ethiopia Demographic and Health Survey 2016
Authors: Berhanu Teshome Woldeamanuel
Source: International Breastfeeding Journal , 15(1): 1-13; DOI: 10.1186/s13006-019-0248-3
Topic(s): Breastfeeding
Maternal health
Country: Africa
  Ethiopia
Published: JAN 2020
Abstract: Background Initiation of breastfeeding immediately after birth, exclusive breastfeeding, and continuous breastfeeding for at least 2 years lower the risk of newborn deaths. This study was conducted to examine the trends and factors associated with early initiation of breastfeeding, exclusive breastfeeding and duration of breastfeeding in Ethiopia. Methods Data for this study were extracted from the Ethiopian Demographic and Health Survey 2016. A total of 5122 children were included in the analysis. Multivariate logistic regression analysis, and Cox proportional hazards model were fitted to find the factors associated with breastfeeding practices. Reported p - values
Web: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1186/s13006-019-0248-3