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Table 4 Linear regression analysis of socio-demographic factors associated with height-for-age z-score among primary school children in Lahore, Pakistan (n = 1860)a

From: Prevalence and socio-demographic correlates of stunting and thinness among Pakistani primary school children

Characteristics Regression coefficient (95% CI) Standard error P value
Girls 0.09 (-0.03 to 0.20) 0.06 0.135
Age (months) -0.01 (-0.02 to -0.01) < 0.01 < 0.001
Area and socioeconomic status (SES)b -0.08 (-0.17 to 0.01) 0.05 0.064
Higher neighborhood income 0.26 (0.14 to 0.38) 0.06 < 0.001
Higher parental education 0.07 (-0.01 to-0.15) 0.04 0.055
Higher number of siblings -0.01 (-0.14 to 0.12) 0.07 0.900
Higher number of persons in child's living room -0.10 (-0.20 to 0.01) 0.05 0.064
No smoking in living place 0.02 (-0.10 to 0.15) 0.07 0.712
  1. aR2 for model = 0.111
  2. bArea and SES strata: 1. Urban with high SES, 2. Urban with middle SES, 3. Urban with low SES, and 4. Rural with low/disadvantaged SES