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Table 3 Factors associated with mother’s knowledge regarding IYCF in Slum areas of Bahir Dar City; Ethiopia, May 2015

From: Factors associated with mothers’ knowledge on infant and young child feeding recommendation in slum areas of Bahir Dar City, Ethiopia: cross sectional study

Factor Mothers knowledge on IYCF COR (95% c/I) AOR (95% C/I)
Sufficient Insufficient
Place of delivery
 Health institution 130 (27.6) 304 (64.5) 2.7 (1.0, 7.1)  
 Home 5 (1.1) 32 (6.8) 1.00  
Possession of television
 Yes 103 (21.9) 192 (40.7) 2.4 (1.5, 3.7)  
 No 32 (6.8) 144 (30.6) 1.00  
Possession of radio
 Yes 76 (16.2) 122 (25.9) 2.2 (1.5, 3.3) 1.7 (1.1, 2.7)
 No 59 (12.5) 214 (45.4) 1.00 1.00
Educational status
 Less than secondary education 51 (10.8) 104 (22.1) 1.00 1.00
 Secondary and above education 84 (17.8) 232 (49.3) 3.6 (2.4, 5.5) 2.5 (1.5, 3.9)
Educational status of the husband
 Less than secondary education 39 (8.3) 172 (36.5) 1.00  
 Secondary and above education 96 (20.4) 164 (34.8) 2.5 (1.6, 3.9)  
ANC follow up
 Yes 105 (22.3) 190 (40.3) 2.6 (1.6, 4.2) 2.4 (1.5, 4.0)
 No 30 (6.4) 146 (31.0) 1.00 1.00
Occupational status of the mother
 Daily laborer 25 (5.3) 122 (25.9) 1.00  
 Housewife 64 (13.6) 161 (34.2) 1.9 (1.1, 3.2)  
 Petty traders and government/private employee 46 (9.8) 53 (11.2) 4.2 (2.3, 7.5)  
Occupational status of the husband
 Daily laborer 27 (5.7) 153 (32.5) 1.00 1.00
 Government employee 38 (8.1) 63 (13.4) 3.3 (1.9, 5.4) 2.3 (1.2, 4.4)
 Carpenter/driver/private employee 70 (14.8) 120 (25.5) 3.4 (1.9, 6.0) 2.1 (1.2, 3.6)
Religion
 Orthodox 122 (25.9) 13 (2.8) 2.0 (1.0, 3.8)  
 Muslim and protestant 276 (58.6) 60 (12.7)   
  1. AOR adjusted odds ratio, COR crude odds ratio, 95% CI ninety-five percent confidence interval