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Table 3 Estimates from binary logistic regression analysis for the anaemic family by background characteristics, India, 2015–16

From: Anaemia among mother-father-child pairs in India: examining co-existence of triple burden of anaemia in a family

Background variables OR [95% CI]
Couple’s age
 Both young Ref.
 Both old 1.00(0.80–1.25)
 Others 1.12(0.88–1.42)
Couple’s education
 Both uneducated Ref.
 Both educated 0.69***(0.58–0.81)
 Anyone educated 0.82**(0.70–0.97)
Couple’s employment
 Both unemployed Ref.
 Both employed 1.40***(1.10–1.80)
 Anyone employed 1.20(0.96–1.50)
Caste
 Scheduled Caste 0.92(0.75–1.13)
 Scheduled Tribe 1.62***(1.33–1.97)
 Other Backward Class 1.09(0.92–1.30)
 Others Ref.
Religion
 Hindu Ref.
 Muslim 0.93(0.78–1.10)
 Others 1.17(0.93–1.48)
Wealth quintile
 Poor Ref.
 Middle 0.83**(0.71–0.97)
 Rich 0.56***(0.47–0.68)
Place of residence
 Urban Ref.
 Rural 1.05(0.90–1.23)
Region
 North Ref.
 Central 0.86*(0.73–1.02)
 East 1.09(0.91–1.30)
 Northeast 0.36***(0.28–0.47)
 West 0.53***(0.41–0.69)
 South 0.72***(0.57–0.91)
  1. Ref: Reference; OR: Odds ratio; CI: Confidence interval; ***p < 0.001; **p < 0.05; *p < 0.10