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Table 6 Crude and adjusted associations of practice of newborn health behavior with intensity of contact with FLW

From: Intensity of contact with frontline workers and its influence on maternal and newborn health behaviors: cross-sectional survey in rural Uttar Pradesh, India

  No. of contact with FLW  
0
(N = 202)
1–2
(N = 316)
≥ 3
(N = 1690)
P value P value for interaction
Practice indicators Ref Crude OR
(95%CI)
Adjusted
(95%CI)
Crude
(95%CI)
Adjusted
(95%CI)
Crude Adjusted  
Sought treatment for danger signs experienced by newborn during first month of birth [1] 1.26
(0.75–2.11)
1.00
(0.46–2.17)
1.21
(0.78–1.87)
1.09
(0.56–2.12)
0.648 0.925 0.133
Applied nothing on cord stump [1] 1.20
(0.80–1.82)
1.36
(0.73–2.54)
1.02
(0.72–1.46)
1.56
(0.91–2.67)
0.508 0.242 0.659
Delayed bath (after 24 h) [1] 1.19
(0.82–1.72)
0.99
(0.56–1.73)
1.32
(0.97–1.81)
1.13
(0.70–1.83)
0.182 0.714 0.801
Practice KMC/skin-to-skin [1] 1.69
(0.32–9.03)
1.17
(0.20–6.87)
2.55
(0.60–10.82)
1.25
(0.27–5.77)
0.334 0.957  
Breastfeeding within 1 h [1] 1.11
(0.76–1.63)
0.78
(0.45–1.33)
1.67
(1.21–2.31)
1.29
(0.82–2.04)
< 0.001 0.013 0.784
Fed mother’s yellow thick milk to child [1] 1.49
(0.94–2.35)
0.58
(0.25–1.33)
1.38
(0.95–1.99)
0.74
(0.35–1.56)
0.180 0.390 0.582
  1. FLW frontline worker, KMC Kangaroo Mother Care