Table 5

 Independent predictors of early and late weaning compared to weaning aged 3–4 months

QuestionResponseEarly weaners (<13 wk)Late weaners (>17.3 wk)
Values are odds ratios from logistic regression models, including all other significant predictors, plus weight gain (Thrive Index) from birth to 6 weeks as continuous variable.
Deprivation markersOne or more versus none1.950.0013
My baby seemed hungryStrongly agree versus rest4.10.0550.330.01
Breast fed at 4 mthYes versus no0.510.0382.940.003
Number in model649