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Table 3 Linear regression analyses between anthropometric indicators and independent variables (n = 1005)

From: Determinants of child anthropometric indicators in Ethiopia

   Wastinga (weight for height) stuntingb (height for age) underweightc (weight for age) BMId for age
   Beta L-H bound Beta L-H bound Beta L-H bound Beta L-H bound
Independent Sex of children −0.114 −0.782, −0.151 −0.126 −0.936,-0.243 − 0.074 −0.530,-0.008 − 0.071 −0.627,0.022
variables Age of children −0.036 −0.020,0.007 − 0.128 −0.042,-0.011 − 0.084 −0.025,-0.002 − 0.041 −0.022,0.007
  Diarrhea in last two weeks −0.034 −0.629,0.241 0.081 0.038,0.975 − 0.029 −0.501,0.217 − 0.019 −0.568,0.345
  Open defecation 0.007 −0.116,0.138 0.103 0.055,0.332 0.100 0.042,0.257 −0.006 − 0.143,0.121
  Region 0.141 0.548-,1.840 −0.064 −1.349,0.099 0.061 −0.087,1.037 0.150 0.647,1.989
  Maternal education 0.045 −0.150,0.585 0.092 0.095,0.897 0.100 0.120,0.729 0.054 −0.1100.641
  Maternal MUAC 0.113 0.189,0.985 0.057 −0.106,0.794 0.136 0.305,0.983 0.091 0.077,0.895
  Women’s dietary diversity −0.040 −0.516,0.166 0.032 − 0.216,0.534 −0.031 − 0.402,0.161 −0.051 − 0.578,0.122
  1. Children’s dietary diversity was removed from the model due to collinearity with women’s dietary diversity
  2. a Model summary (R = 0.240; R2 = 0.057; adjusted R square = 0.046; Std. Error of the estimate = 1.973; Durbin Watson = 1.719)
  3. bModel summary (R = 0.247; R2 = 0.061; adjusted R square = 0.050; Std. Error of the estimate = 2.242; Durbin Watson = 1.681)
  4. cModel summary (R = 0.234; R2 = 0.055; adjusted R square = 0.044; Std. Error of the estimate = 1.745; Durbin Watson = 1.740)
  5. dModel summary (R = 0.217; R2 = 0.047; adjusted R square = 0.035; Std. Error of the estimate = 2.050; Durbin Watson = 1.675)
  6. Source: Self-calculation of micro-data from Survey of Ethiopia 2016 (GROW)