Table 3

Bivariate analysis of the relationship between SSC duration after birth and early initiation of breastfeeding, assessment of 150 hospitals, eight countries, 2016–2017

Independent variableTerm babies (N=1303)
Did not complete first breastfeed during SSC, n (%)Completed first breastfeed during SSC, n (%)OR (95% CI)P value
No SSC at birth103 (98.1)2 (1.9)
SSC duration <10 min119 (89.5)14 (10.5)6.06 (1.34 to 27.29)0.02
SSC duration 10–29 min111 (62.7)66 (37.3)30.62 (7.31 to 128.22)<0.001
SSC duration 30–59 min86 (36.9)147 (63.1)88.03 (21.19 to 365.78)<0.001
SSC dration 60–89 min37 (24.8)112 (75.2)155.89 (36.65 to 663.13)<0.001
SSC duration ≥90 min62 (12.2)444 (87.8)368.81 (88.76 to 1532.38)<0.001
Total518 (39.8)785 (60.2)
  • SSC, skin-to-skin contact.