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Table 6 The relationship between intestinal parasitic infections and stunting among children aged 6–59 months in Boricha Woreda, Southern Ethiopia, 2019 (N = 622)

From: The high prevalence of intestinal parasitic infections is associated with stunting among children aged 6–59 months in Boricha Woreda, Southern Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

Variable Nutritional status COR AORa
Normal Stunted
Intestinal parasitic infections
 Yes 125 178 5.45(3.82,7.78)* 2.18(1.36,3.50)*
 No 253 66 1 1
  1. 1: Shows the reference categories *: Shows the significant association at p-value < 0.05
  2. a Adjusted for sex, maternal and paternal educational status, the main occupation of the head, family size, wealth index, main source of drinking water, household food insecurity and dietary diversity score