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Table 4 Logistic regression analysis between mother’s insufficient knowledge and negative attitude with child (1-2 years) anthropometric indicators (n = 400)

From: Assessment of the knowledge and attitude of infants’ mothers from Bushehr (Iran) on food security using anthropometric indicators in 2016: a cross-sectional study

Anthropometric indicators Knowledge (insufficient) Attitude (negative)
  OR” CI P-value OR CI P-value
WFHa
  < + 2 Z-scored   1    1  
  ≥ + 2 Z-scoree 2.33 1.01-5.41 0.04 2.91 1.09-7.71 0.03
HFAb       
  < −2 Z-scoref 4.87 1.86-12.75 0.001 0.56 0.15-2.05 0.38
  ≥ −2 Z-scoreg   1    1  
WFAc
  ≤ + 1 Z-scoreh   1    1  
  > + 1 Z-scorei 0.81 0.45-1.48 0.51 1.49 0.75-2.95 0.25
  1. aWeight-for-height
  2. bHeight-for-age
  3. cWeight-for-age
  4. dWasted, normal, risk overweight
  5. eOverweight and obese
  6. fStunting
  7. gNormal and tall
  8. hUnderweight and normal
  9. iOverweight
  10. OR”: Odds ratio
  11. CI: Confidence interval (95%)