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Table 4 Factors associated with dietary diversity among children aged 06–23 months, in Dejen District, North West Ethiopia, 2016

From: Dietary diversity and associated factors among children of Orthodox Christian mothers/caregivers during the fasting season in Dejen District, North West Ethiopia

Predictors Dietary diversity score COR (95%CI) AOR (95% CI) P- values
< 4 ≥ 4
Residence
 Rural 783 106 4.22(2.46, 7.25) 1.67(0.69, 4.01) 0.25
 Urban 42 24 1.0 1.0  
Educational status
 No formal education 395 43 1.0 1.0  
 Primary education 325 45 1.27(0.82, 1.98) 0.76(0.41, 1.42) 0.4
 High school and above 105 42 2.28(2.28, 5.92) 1.20(0.57, 2.49) 0.63
Feeding habit during pregnancy
 Increased 242 19 1.0 1.0  
 Same or reduced 503 92 2.33 (1.39, 3.91) 1.4(0.7, 2.8) 0.34
Feeding habit after delivery
 Increased 225 21 1.0   
 Same or reduced 573 107 2.0(1.22, 3.27) 1.99(0.86, 4.6) 0.11
Media Exposure
 Unsatisfactory 668 47 7.51(5.05, 11.8) 5.22(3.29, 8.26) 0.001**
 Satisfactory 157 83 1.0 1.0  
Monthly Income
  < 456 Ethiopian Birr 521 47 3.03(2.06, 4.45) 2.20(1.39, 3.49) 0.001**
  ≥ 456 Ethiopian Birr 304 83 1.0 1.0  
Reason not to feed diet of animal origin
 Due to economic issue 359 51 1.0 1.0  
 Due to fasting status 435 38 1.63(2.01, 3.84) 1.50(1.39. 3.49) 0.02*
  1. *P-value is significant at < 0.05. **P-value is significant at < 0.01