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Table 2 Factors associated with low birth weight in Medani Hospital, Sudan using univariate and multivariate analyses

From: Anaemia and low birth weight in Medani, Hospital Sudan

Variable Univariate analyses Multivariate analyses
  OR 95% CI P value OR 95% CI P value
Maternal age 0.9 0.9-1.0 0.3 0.9 0.9-1.0 0.9
Primiparous status 2.4 1.2-4.8 0.01 2.7 0.3-27.7 0.3
Education < secondary 0.8 0.5-1.3 0.4 2.6 0.9-8.0 0.07
Lack of antenatal care 5.4 2.3-12.9 0.001 5.9 1.4-24.4 0.01
Interpregnancy interval 1.5 0.9-2.4 0.6 0.9 0.9-1.0 0.4
Maternal weight 2.1 1.1-3.7 0.01 0.7 0.3-1.0 0.5
Maternal height 1.0 0.5-1.7 0.9 1.1 0.5-2.4 0.6
Maternal BMI 0.9 9.0-1.0 0.9 1.7 0.1-20.0 0.6
Maternal anaemia 9.0 4.5-18.0 0.001 9.0 3.4-23.8 < 0.001