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Table 4 Factors associated with stunting among children aged 6–59 months, East Belesa District, northwest Ethiopia, 2014 (n = 633)

From: Undernutrition and associated factors among children aged 6-59 months in East Belesa District, northwest Ethiopia: a community based cross-sectional study

Variable Stunting COR **(95%CI) AOR***(95%CI)
Yes No
Child age     
 6–11 64 43 1 1
 12–23 118 60 1.32 (0.81, 2.17) 1.15 (0.63, 2.11)
 24–35 90 48 1.26 (0.75, 2.12) 1.21 (0.65, 2.27)
 36–47 50 68 0.49 (0.29, 0.84)* 0.41 (0.22,0.78)*
 48–59 43 49 0.59 (0.34, 1.04) 0.53 (0.27, 1.03)
Monthly income (in Et. Br.)     
 <750 277 179 1 1
 750–1000 66 68 0.62 (0.43, 0.92)* 0.61 (0.39, 0.92)*
 >1000 22 21 0.67 (0.36, 1.26) 0.45 (0.23,0.88)*
Antenatal care follow-up     
 No 271 180 1.41 (1.09, 1.99)*  
 Yes 94 88 1
Family size     
 ≥5 203 172 0.69 (0.50,0.96)  
 <5 162 96 1
Prelacteal feeding     
 Yes 161 156 0.56 (0.41, 0.78)* 1.83 (1.28,2.61)*
 No 204 112 1 1
Maternal age at first birth     
 <15 48 15 3.00 (1.53,5.91)* 2.47 (1.19,5.09)*
 15–19 252 192 1.23 (0.82,1.83) 1.12 (0.73, 1.73)
 20–29 65 61 1 1
  1. *significant at p of <0.05
  2. **Crude Odds Ratio
  3. ***Adjusted Odds Ratio