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Table 3 Predictors of anemia among the pregnant women, Bisidimo Hospital, 2013

From: Anemia among pregnant women in Southeast Ethiopia: prevalence, severity and associated risk factors

Variable COR (95% CI) P-value AOR (95% CI) P-value
Age in years     
 18-26 1 1   
 26-34 1.2 (0.7-2.0) 0.592 1.7 (0.9-3.2) 0.127
 ≥34 0.4 (0.1-1.6) 0.178 0.4 (0.1-1.8) 0.202
Residence     
 Urban 1 1   
 Rural 2.7 (1.5-5.0) 0.001* 3.3 (1.5-7.4)* 0.003
Marital status     
 Married 1 1   
 Unmarried 2.5 (1.2-5.2) 0.014 2.0(0.8-4.6) 0.113
Educational status     
 Illiterate 0.7 (0.4-1.3) 0.244 0.6 (0.3-1.2) 0.153
 Literate 1 1   
History of heavy cycle     
 ≤5 days 1 1   
 >5days 1.6 (0.9-2.8) 0.115 2.7 (1.3-1.7)* 0.006
Trimester     
 First 1    
 Second 0.6 (0.3-1.3) 0.230 1.3 (0.5-3.2) 0.639
 Third 1.4 (0.6-2.9) 0.447 1.6 (0.7-4.1) 0.289
Parity     
 0 1   1  
 1-4 1.8 (0.8-3.8) 0.134 1.3 (0.5-3.2) 0.639
 >5 1.5 (0.5-4.6) 0.466 1.6 (0.7-4.1) 0.289
Intestinal parasite detected     
 Yes 1.9 (1.1-3.4) 0.019 2.5 (1.3-4.8)* 0.007
 No 1   1  
Body mass index     
 Low 1.9 (0.8-4.4) 0.135 2.4 (0.9-6.3) 0.084
 Normal 1.5 (.8-2.7) 0.166 1.7 (0.9-3.2) 0.134
 High 1   1  
  1. *Statistically significant at <0.05 AOR: Adjusted Odds Ratio, adjusted for other variables in the table CI: Confidence interval COR: Crude Odds Ratio.