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Table 4 Factors associated with mother receiving iron supplementation during pregnancy (multiple logistic regression)

From: Factors Influencing Receipt of Iron Supplementation by Young Children and their Mothers in Rural India: Local and National Cross-Sectional Studies

Factor Odds Ratio [95% CI] P
Postnatal health worker visit 9.57 [2.50, 36.58] 0.001
Wealth quintile 1   
Quintile 1 1.00 (Reference)  
Quintile 2 2.28 [0.61, 8.53] 0.223
Quintile 3 2.83 [0.84, 9.50] 0.093
Quintile 4 2.63 [0.71, 9.67] 0.146
Quintile 5 11.20 [1.17, 106.82] 0.036
Religion/Caste   
Hindu, Non SC/ST 2 1.00 (Reference)  
Scheduled Caste 0.32 [0.11, 0.96] 0.041
Scheduled Tribe 0.63 [0.18, 2.19] 0.468
Muslim 0.11 [0.02, 0.56] 0.008
Number of antenatal health worker visits 3   
Quintile 1 1.00 (Reference)  
Quintile 2 1.69 [0.51, 5.64] 0.394
Quintile 3 8.66 [0.93, 80.87] 0.058
Quintile 4 1.07 [0.35, 3.29] 0.908
Quintile 5 16.02 [1.83, 140.06] 0.012
Blood test during pregnancy 3.00 [1.19, 7.57] 0.020
  1. 1Wealth index: Quintile 1: 2-8 Quintile 2: 9-12; Quintile 3: 13-18; Quintile 4: 19-26; Quintile 27-62.
  2. 2SC = Scheduled Caste, ST = Scheduled Tribe
  3. 3Number of antenatal health worker visits: Quintile 1: 1-3; Quintile 2: 4; Quintile 3: 5; Quintile 4: 6-7; Quintile 8-9.