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Table 3 Bivariate and multivariate logistic regression table for stunting among school aged (N = 633) children 6–12 years old in Humbo district, Southern Ethiopia, March to April 2015

From: Prevalence and associated factors for stunting among 6–12 years old school age children from rural community of Humbo district, Southern Ethiopia

Variables Categories Stunted COR (95%CI) AOR (95%CI)
N % (n/N)
Age of child 6–7 46 7.3 1 1
8–9 55 8.7 1.2 (0.7–1.9) 1.2 (0.7–1.7)
10–12 93 14.7 1.6 (1.1–2.6)* 1.7 (1.1–2.6) *
Marital status Married 174 27.5 1  
Separated 9 1.4 2.6 (0.9–6.8)
Widowed/divorced 11 1.7 0.8 (0.4–1.5)
Caregiver’s age 10–20 2 0.3 1.5 (0.2–8.9)
21–30 41 6.5 1.5 (0.6–3.6)
31–40 102 16.1 1.7 (0.8–3.9)
41–50 40 6.3 1.5 (0.6–3.6)
50+ 8 1.3 1
Waste disposal area Field 62 9.8 2.2 (1.1–4.6) * 2.7 (1.2–5.8) *
Dumping in to pit 121 19.1 1.7 (0.9–3.4) 1.8 (0.9–3.8)
Burning/others** 11 1.7 1 1
Family size 1–4 10 1.6 1 1
5–7 169 26.7 2.1 (0.9–4.2) 1.9 (0.9–3.9)
8+ 15 2.4 4.8 (2.4–9.8) * 4.6 (2.2–9.5) *
  1. *Key: = p value < 0.05; **=biogas, compost; COR crude odds ratio, AOR adjusted odds ratio for all the variables in one model