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Rural-urban differences on the rates and factors associated with early initiation of breastfeeding in Nigeria: further analysis of the Nigeria demographic and health survey, 2013
Authors: Emmanuel Olorunleke Adewuyi, Yun Zhao, Vishnu Khanal, Asa Auta, and Lydia Babatunde Bulndi
Source: International Breastfeeding Journal , 12:51; DOI: 10.1186/s13006-017-0141-x
Topic(s): Breastfeeding
Child feeding
Rural-urban differentials
Country: Africa
  Nigeria
Published: DEC 2017
Abstract: Background: This study investigates and compares the rates and factors associated with early initiation of breastfeeding (EIBF) within one hour of birth in rural and urban Nigeria. Methods: Data from the 2013 Nigeria Demographic and Health Survey (NDHS) were analyzed. The rates of EIBF were reported using frequency tabulation. Associated factors were examined using Chi-Square test and further assessed on multivariable logistic regression analysis. Results: The rates of EIBF were 30.8% (95% confidence interval [CI] 29.0, 32.6) and 41.9% (95% CI 39.6, 44.3) in rural and urban residences, respectively (p?
Web: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5747139/