Table 5

Results of multiple PPOM using child nutrition status as response with three ordered categories

Comparisons


Co-variable

Nourish vs. (moderately & severely malnourished)

Nourish & moderately malnourished vs. (severely malnourished)


β1

OR1

P-value

β2

OR2

P-value


Coefficient

3.9269

-

0.000

5.576

-

0.000


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


12-23

1.9264

6.8645

0.000

1.4328

4.1904

0.000

24-35

1.6772

5.3508

0.000

1.1986

3.3156

0.000


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


24-47

0.4035

1.4971

0.000

0.4035

1.4971

0.000

< 24

0.4683

1.5973

0.000

0.4683

1.5973

0.000


Mother's education [Higher education as reference]


Secondary

0.8323

2.2987

0.000

0.8323

2.2987

0.000

Primary

0.7759

2.1726

0.000

0.7759

2.1726

0.000

No education

0. 9467

2.5772

0.000

0. 9467

2.5772

0.000


Household wealth status [Richest as reference]


Richer

0.2786

1.3213

0.014

0.2786

1.3213

0.014

Middle

0.368

1.4449

0.001

0.368

1.4449

0.001

Poorer

0.5437

1.7224

0.000

0.5437

1.7224

0.000

Poorest

0.7068

2.0276

0.000

0.7068

2.0276

0.000


Child feeding status [High as reference]


Medium

0.0407

1.0415

0.617

0.0407

1.0415

0.617

Low

0.2424

1.2744

0.012

0.2424

1.2744

0.012


Mothers' antenatal-postnatal care status [Sufficient as reference]


Merely sufficient

0.3418

1.4075

0.055

0.3418

1.4075

0.055

Less sufficient

0.3238

1.3823

0.068

0.3238

1.3823

0.068

Least sufficient

0.4588

1.5822

0.012

0.4588

1.5822

0.012

No care

0.4796

1.6155

0.009

0.4796

1.6155

0.009


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


Thinness (< 18.5)

0.5557

1.7432

0.000

0.5557

1.7432

0.000


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


Yes

0.1961

1.2167

0.011

0.1961

1.2167

0.011


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


Yes

0.2363

1.2665

0.000

0.243

1.2751

0.022


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


Yes

0.2430

1.2751

0.022

0.2363

1.2665

0.000


Score test for the proportional odds assumption: Chi-square = 12.95, df = 19, p-value = 0.7943

Goodness-of-fit test of overall model (Likelihood Ratio): Chi-square = 941.55, df = 23, p-value = 0.000, Pseudo R2 = 0.1046


Sample size: 4745

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

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