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Table 4 A bivariate and multivariate logistic regression output showing factors associated with minimum dietary diversity practice among 06 to 23 months children, Dangila, Northwest Ethiopia, 2014

From: Dietary diversity, meal frequency and associated factors among infant and young children in Northwest Ethiopia: a cross- sectional study

  Minimum dietary diversity  
Characteristics Inadequate Adequate COR (95 % CI) AOR (95 % CI)
Mother's education
 Cannot write and read 359 (91.60) 33 (8.40) 1.00 1.00
 Primary education (1–8) 199 (89.20) 24 (10.80) 1.312 (0.754,2.282) 1.539 (0.831,2.852)
 Secondary education (9–12) 182 (83.10) 37 (16.90) 2.212 (1.339,3.654) 2.516 (1.284,4.929)
 Higher education 64 (74.40) 22 (25.60) 3.740 (2.049,6.824) 4.230 (1.918,9.332)
Mother's work
 Currently not working 616 (88.60) 79 (11.40) 1.00 1.00
 Currently working 188 (83.60) 37 (16.40) 1.535 (1.005,2.343) 1.028 (0.618,1.712)
Age of a child(months)
 06–11 315 (93.20 23 (6.80) 1.00 1.00
 12–17 248 (86.40) 39 (13.60) 2.154 (1.253,3.701) 2.047 (1.172,3.575)
 18–23 241 (81.70) 54 (18.30) 3.069 (1.832,5.141) 2.889 (1.693,4.931)
Order of index child
 First 233 (90.00) 26 (10.00) 1.00 1.00
 Second to fourth 479 (86.6) 74 (13.4) 1.384 (0.862,2.223) 2.077 (1.235,3.494)
 Above fourth 92 (85.20) 16 (14.80) 1.559 (0.799,3.039) 2.758 (1.258,6.046)
ARI status
 No 706 (86.3) 108 (13.7) 1.00 1.00
 Yes 98 (92.5) 8 (7.5) 0.534 (0.252,1.128) 0.571 (0.264,1.235)
Residence
 Rural 448 (86.20) 72 (13.80) 1.00 1.00
 Urban 356 (89.00) 44 (21.00) 0.769 (0.515,1.147) 2.094 (1.117,3.926)
Home gardening
 No 728 (88.20) 97 (11.80) 1.00 1.00
 Yes 76 (80.00) 19 (20.00) 1.876 (1.087,3.238) 2.031 (1.093,3.775)
Decision making at household
 Mothers not involved 190 (92.20) 16 (7.80) 1.00 1.00
 Mothers involved 614 (86.00) 100 (14.00) 1.934 (1.113,3.360) 0.913 (0.482,1.731)
Media exposure
 Unsatisfactory 521 (91.90) 46 (8.10) 1.00 1.00
 Satisfactory 283 (80.20) 70 (19.80) 2.802 (1.879,4.176) 2.738 (1.517,4.943)