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Table 3 Odds ratios and 95% confidence intervals from unadjusted and adjusted multivariable logistic regression models of neurologic symptom aggregates by food insecurity among 450 women in Jimma zone, Ethiopia

From: Household food insecurity and symptoms of neurologic disorder in Ethiopia: An observational analysis

  Seizures Extremity Weakness Extremity Numbness Movement Abnormalities Difficulty Speaking Carpal Tunnel Vision Dysfunction Spinal Pain Comorbid Disorders
Food Insecurity                   
Secure Ref Ref Ref Ref Ref Ref Ref Ref Ref Ref Ref Ref Ref Ref Ref Ref Ref Ref
Moderate 1.13 (0.51-2.50) 0.98 (0.44-2.21) 0.79 (0.46-1.34) 0.76 (0.44-1.31) 1.94 (1.16-3.25) 2.00 (1.17-3.41) 2.76 (1.48-5.14) 2.66 (1.42-5.00) 0.94 (0.29-3.06) 0.86 (0.26-2.83) 1.07 (0.42-2.79) 1.01 (0.38-2.66) 1.1 (0.65-1.86) 1.08 (0.63-1.86) 0.51 (0.17-1.51) 0.47 (0.16-1.41) 1.48 (0.89-2.48) 1.46 (0.86-2.47)
Severe 3.64 (1.95-6.81) 3.31(1.74-6.39) 1.28 (0.79-2.09) 1.23 (0.74-2.03) 1.17 (0.67-2.03) 1.13 (0.64-1.99) 4.16 (2.31-7.51) 4.07 (2.25-7.38) 2.44 (0.99-6.06) 2.28 (0.91-5.73) 5.10 (2.75-9.42) 4.23 (2.24-7.98) 3.65 (2.34-5.69) 3.16 (1.99-5.01) 2.41 (1.31-4.41) 2.09 (1.12-3.92) 3.73 (2.40-5.82) 3.27 (2.07-5.18)
Age                   
< 30   Ref   Ref   Ref   Ref   Ref   Ref   Ref   Ref   Ref
30-40   1.70 (0.74-3.89)   2.13 (1.22-3.73)   0.99 (0.57-1.71)   0.88 (0.48-1.58)   2.37 (0.67-8.37)   0.36 (0.15-0.85)   0.33 (0.21-0.52)   0.90 (0.44-1.82)   0.41 (0.26-0.65)
> 40   4.67 (1.89-11.56)   3.48 (1.76-6.87)   2.41 (1.24-4.67)   0.95 (0.44-2.05)   2.46 (0.56-10.73)   1.75 (0.85-3.62)   0.69 (0.38-1.23)   1.69 (0.78-3.69)   1.34 (0.75-2.40)
Asset Index*                   
high   Ref   Ref   Ref   Ref   Ref   Ref   Ref   Ref   Ref
low   1.51 (0.84-2.71)   0.95 (0.62-1.44)   0.75 (0.48-1.18)   1.19 (0.72-1.97)   1.59 (0.68-3.71)   1.35 (0.75-2.42)   1.1 (0.74-1.64)   1.73 (0.95-3.15)   1.03 (0.69-1.54)
  1. * A set of material assets was asked of each household, including the possession of household electricity, a television, a radio, a phone/mobile, and/or tapedeck/VHS/DVD player; items were summed and household's socioeconomic status was categorized based on whether the household was above or below the median asset ownership, which was one of the above assets per household.
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