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Table 5 Multinomial regression analysis between food security and anthropometric indicators of insecure to secure (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 Household food security Individual food security Child hunger
OR CI P OR CI P OR CI P
WFAa
 Normal 1    1    1   
 Overweight 0.61 0.38-0.96 0.03 0.91 0.52-1.57 0.74 0.40 0.16-0.97 0.04
 Underweight 1.25 0.34-4.52 0.73 0.85 0.17-4.10 0.84 0.72 0.89-5.88 0.76
WFHb
 Normal 1    1    1   
 Risk of overweight 0.68 0.41-1.13 0.14 0.62 0.31-1.21 0.16 0.45 0.17-1.20 0.11
 Overweight and obese 1.02 0.47-2.23 0.94 1.89 0.83-4.30 0.12 0.51 0.11-2.24 0.37
  1. aWeight-for-age
  2. bWeight-for-height