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Table 8 Factors associated with high weight-for-height in children under 5 years obtained by hierarchical multiple analysis, 2010

From: Nutritional status of children under 5 years of age in the Brazilian Western Amazon before and after the Interoceanic highway paving: a population-based study

Variables Crude OR p value** Adjusted OR* (CI 95%) P value**
Child age      
 Age in years 0.67 0.025 0.58 (0.38 – 0.87) 0.009
Maternal IBM      
 Below 25 kg/m2 1   1   
 Equal or above 25 kg/m2 2.68 0.034 3.31 (1.25 – 8.75) 0.016
Mother’s time residing in town      
 Years 1.05 0.002 1.07 (1.03 – 1.11) < 0.001
  1. Assis Brasil, AC, 2010.
  2. *Odds Ratio (OR) adjusted by all variables in the table and gender.
  3. **Wald test.