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Table 2 Prevalence of childhood anaemia by categorical covariates and bivariate Pearson chi-square test p-values

From: Bayesian random effects modelling with application to childhood anaemia in Malawi

Variable %Anaemic (total) Pearson chi-square (P-value)
Sex   2.45 (0.117)
Male 64.33 (2,092)  
Female 62.83 (2,085)  
Residence   17.50 (0.000*)
Urban 53.15 (402)  
Rural 65.35 (3775)  
Wealth   49.07 (0.000*)
Poorest 70.79 (829)  
Poor 65.77 (964)  
Rich 66.55 (973)  
Richer 61.729 (813)  
Richest 51.88 (598)  
Mother education   20.31 (0.000*)
No education 67.07 (714)  
Primary 64.17 (2,917)  
Secondary 56.1 (535)  
higher 79.03 (11)  
House hold size   0.68 (0.410)
≤5 64.42 (1,892)  
>5 62.81 (2,285)  
Fever   60.31 (0.000*)
No fever 59.39 (2,738)  
With fever 71.58 (1,431)  
Ate meat   0.04 (0.845)
No 67.33 (2,666)  
Yes 71.45 ( 465)  
Cough   9.68 (0.002*)
No cough 61.61 (2,974)  
With cough 69.06 (1,171)  
VitaminA   7.24 (0.007*)
No 66.46 (527)  
Yes received 63.05 (3,643)  
Stunting   21.55 (0.000*)
No 60.5 (2,256)  
Yes 67.02 (1,714)  
Wasting   16.63 ( 0.000*)
No 62.7 (3,819)  
Yes 79.99 (152)  
Underweight   18.40 (0.000*)
No 61.85 (3,232)  
yes 69.93 (738)  
Mother anaemia   34.35 (0.000*)
No 62.09 (3,510)  
Yes 73.11 (577)  
Birth Order   1.84 (0.606)
1 64.25 (769)  
2-3 62.84 (1,504)  
4-5 62.49 (1,058)  
6+ 65.72 (846)  
  1. The Pearson chi-square p-value with* indicate that the variable was significant at 5% significance level.