Table 4

Results of two separate multiple binary logistic regression models using child nutrition status as binary response

Comparisons


Co-variable

Nourish vs. (moderately & severely malnourished) 1

Nourish & moderately malnourished vs. (severely malnourished) 2


β1

OR1

CI (P-value)

β2

OR2

CI (P-value)


Coefficient

-3.976

-

.000


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


12-23

1.943

6.977

5.69-8.55 (.000)

1.445

4.242

3.08-5.84 (.000)

24+

1.683

5.381

4.47-6.48 (.000)

1.207

3.343

2.46-4.55 (.000)


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


24-47

.433

1.542

1.33-1.79 (.000)

.284

1.329

1.07-1.65 (.009)

< 24

.514

1.671

1.41-1.99 (.000)

.316

1.371

1.07-1.76 (.014)


Mother's education [Higher education as reference]


Secondary

.827

2.286

1.68-3.12 (.000)

.823

2.276

1.22-4.25 (.010)

Primary

.776

2.172

1.55-3.04 (.000)

.797

2.219

1.16-4.24 (.016)

No education

.954

2.596

1.86-3.62 (.000)

1.141

3.131

1.65-5.94 (.000)


Household wealth status [Richest as reference]


Richer

.260

1.297

1.03-1.63 (.025)

.338

1.402

0.95-2.07 (.088)

Middle

.352

1.421

1.13-1.80 (.003)

.438

1.549

1.05-2.28 (.027)

Poorer

.594

1.812

1.43-2.30 (.000)

.426

1.531

1.04-2.26 (.032)

Poorest

.698

2.011

1.58-2.57 (.000)

.687

1.988

1.35-2.93 (.000)


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


Medium (7-9)

.072

1.075

0.91-1.27 (.398)

.005

1.005

0.78-1.30 (.970)

Low (0-6)

.240

1.271

1.04-1.55 (.019)

.305

1.357

1.02-1.81 (.038)


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


Merely sufficient (11-15)

.305

1.357

0.95-1.94 (.092)

.510

1.665

0.83-3.34 (.150)

Less sufficient (6-10)

.330

1.390

0.98-1.98 (.069)

.339

1.403

0.70-2.81 (.339)

Least sufficient (1-5)

.462

1.587

1.10-2.29 (.013)

.459

1.582

0.78-3.19 (.200)

No care (0)

.455

1.576

1.09-2.29 (.017)

.510

1.665

0.82-3.37 (.157)


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


Thinness (< 18.5)

.581

1.789

1.57-2.04 (.000)

.541

1.717

1.43-2.06 (.000)


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


Yes

.242

1.274

1.08-1.50 (.004)

.117

1.124

0.90-1.41 (.308)


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


Yes

.211

1.234

1.08-1.42 (.003)

.286

1.331

1.10-1.62 (.004)


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


Yes

.271

1.311

1.04-1.65 (.023)

.150

1.161

0.86-1.57 (.327)


Hosmer-Lemeshow goodness-of-fit test

p-value = 0.589

p-value = 0.610


Sample size: 4745

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

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