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Table 2 Factors associated with overweight and obesity among KG children in Bahirdar Town, Northwest Ethiopia, 2015

From: Prevalence and factors associated with overweight and obesity among private kindergarten school children in Bahirdar Town, Northwest Ethiopia: cross-sectional study

Variables Overweight/obesity Crude odds ratio (95% CI) Adjusted odds ratio (95% CI)
Yes (n#) No (n#)
DDS
 Low 3 110 1.00 1
 Medium 6 157 1.40 (0.34, 6.72) 1.35 (0.31, 5.75)
 High 23 163 5.17 (1.51–17.65) 5.12 (1.42–18.47)*
Frequency of snack
 None 4 80 1 1
 One 13 255 1.02(0.32, 3.21) 2.07 (0.58, 7.31)
 Two 15 95 3.15(1.00–9.89 0.68 (0.19–2.39)
Family/private care
 No 27 405 1 1
 yes 5 25 3.00 (1.06, 8.45) 3.43 (1.02–11.49)*
Family size
 <5 25 219 3.44 (1.45, 8.12) 4.76 (1.84–12.31)*
 ≥5 7 211 1 1
Age of child
 36–60 months 19 312 1  
 61–72 months 13 118 1.81 (0.87, 3.78)  
  1. * Significant at p value < 0.05