Table 3

Results of the multiple POM using nutrition status as response three ordered categories

Co-variable

Regression coefficient

Standard error

p-value

Odds ration

95% CI of OR

Single score test (p-value)


Intercept 1

3.888

.209

.000

-

-

-


Intercept 2

5.888

.218

.000

-

-


Children age (in months) [0-11 months as Reference]


12-23

1.877

.099

.000

6.534

5.381-7.934

0.005

24+

1.638

.091

.000

5.147

4.302-6.157


Birth interval (months) [48+ months as reference]


24-47

.403

.071

.000

1.496

1.301-1.719

0.928

< 24

.465

.083

.000

1.591

1.353-1.871


Mother's education [Higher education as reference]


Secondary

.820

.156

.000

2.270

1.672-3.080

0.549

Primary

.760

.167

.000

2.139

1.542-2.967

No education

.982

.166

.000

2.670

1.929-3.694


Household wealth status [Richest as reference]


Richer

.273

.112

.015

1.314

1.054-1.638

0.799

Middle

.359

.115

.002

1.432

1.144-1.792

Poorer

.534

.116

.000

1.705

1.359-2.139

Poorest

.695

.118

.000

2.005

1.590-2.527


Child feeding status [High (10-12) as reference]


Medium (7-9)

.045

.081

.578

1.046

0.893-1.226

0.180

Low (0-6)

.248

.095

.009

1.281

1.063-1.544


Mothers' antenatal-postnatal care status [Sufficient (16-18) as reference]


Merely sufficient (11-15)

.338

.177

.057

1.402

0.990-1.984

0.678

Less sufficient (6-10)

.318

.177

.073

1.375

0.971-1.946

Least sufficient (1-5)

.453

.182

.013

1.573

1.101-2.246

No care (0)

.472

.185

.011

1.603

1.116-2.301


Mother's BMI [Normal (≥18.5) as reference]


Thinness (< 18.5)

.553

.063

.000

1.738

1.537-1.965

0.665


Incidence of ARI in the last two weeks [No as reference]


Yes

.195

.078

.012

1.215

1.044-1.415

0.678


Incidence of fever in the last two weeks [No as reference]


Yes

.234

.066

.000

1.263

1.111-1.436

0.292


Incidence of diarrhoea in the last two weeks [No as reference]


Yes

.245

.107

.021

1.278

1.037-1.575

0.876


Score test for the proportional odds assumption: Chi-square = 27.83, df = 21, p-value = 0.144

Goodness-of-fit test of overall model (Likelihood Ratio): Chi-square = 926.52, df = 21, p-value = 0.000, Pseudo R2 = 0.1029


Sample Size: 4720

Das and Rahman Nutrition Journal 2011 10:124   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-10-124

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