Table 2

Multiple logistic regression; effectiveness of RUTF among HIV positive children
Variable WAZ < −2SD WHZ < −2SD HAZ < −2SD
AOR 95% C.I. for AOR P-Value AOR 95% C.I. for AOR P-Value AOR 95% C.I. for AOR P-Value
Lower Upper Lower Upper Lower Upper
RUTF
No 1.00 1.00 1.00
Yes 0.19 0.04 0.78 0.021 0.24 0.07 0.81 0.021 0.80 0.41 1.57 0.511
Age (Ref <38 months) 0.96 0.21 4.38 0.960 0.44 0.12 1.66 0.225 0.72 0.35 1.50 0.379
Sex
Male 1.00 1.00 1.00
Female 0.14 0.03 0.70 0.016 0.96 0.30 3.04 0.944 1.44 0.75 2.77 0.271
Birth weight
≥ 2500 1.00 1.00 1.00
< 2500 4.77 1.16 19.67 0.031 4.88 1.52 15.63 0.008 1.66 0.80 3.45 0.176
Caregiver's education
≤ Primary 1.00 1.00 1.00
≥ Secondary 0.11 0.01 1.28 0.077 0.41 0.08 2.22 0.300 0.84 0.36 1.97 0.687
ART duration
≤12 months 1.00 1.00 1.00
>12 months 2.79 0.51 15.16 0.235 0.91 0.24 3.44 0.885 1.40 0.60 3.26 0.435
Employment status
Un employed 1.00 1.00 1.00
Employed 0.56 0.12 2.56 0.451 2.35 0.56 6.93 0.296 0.59 0.29 1.20 0.146
Economic status
Low 1.00 1.00 1.00
High 0.06 0.01 0.36 0.002 0.28 0.08 0.98 0.047 1.33 0.67 2.62 0.410
Food security
Secured 1.00 1.00 1.00
Insecure 16.24 1.08 244.43 0.044 10.77 1.60 72.54 0.015 1.60 0.57 4.42 0.371
Hunger 15.99 1.70 150.56 0.015 4.55 0.87 23.99 0.074 6.93 3.35 14.33 <0.001

Adjusted for; Age, Sex, Birth weight, Care giver's education level, ART duration, employment status, House hold wealth and Food Security.

Sunguya et al.

Sunguya et al. Nutrition Journal 2012 11:60   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-11-60

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