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Table 6 Association between food-hygiene practices and diarrhea among children aged 12 – 59 months (n = 274)

From: Association of food-hygiene practices and diarrhea prevalence among Indonesian young children from low socioeconomic urban areas

Determinants Food-hygiene practice Diarrhea
% Unadjusted OR (95% CI) AdjustedaOR (95% CI)
All children   Poor 11 1.15 (0.51–2.60) 1.33 (0.57–3.14)
    Better 9 1.00 1.00
    p-value   0.73 0.51
Stratified by age group    
  ≤ 2 y (n = 93)   Poor 23 2.63 (0.78–8.89) 4.55 (1.08–19.10)*
    Better 10 1.00 1.00
    p-value   0.12 0.04*
  > 2 y (n = 181)   Poor 5 0.55 (0.17–1.78) 0.62 (0.18–2.14)
    Better 9 1.00 1.00
  p-value   0.32 0.38
  1. Note: Poor food-hygiene practice (score ≤19 of 36 score); good practice (score >19 of 36 score).
  2. aAdjusted for age (continuous), weight-for-height z-score (continuous) and number of under-five children living under the same roof (>1/1).
  3. *Statistical significant at p < 0.05, X 2 test.