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Table 2 The level of significance and adjusted effect estimates of predictors on recovery rate

From: Children with oedema recover better than those with severe wasting in outpatient therapeutic program at Boloso Sore district, Southwest Ethiopia

Variables Categories Treatment outcomes P-value AHR (95% CI)
Recovered (%) Not recovered (%)
Child age ≤ 24 months 181 (45.7) 108 (58.1) 0.69 0.95 (0.74, 1.22)
  > 24 months 215 (54.3) 78 (41.9)   1
Child sex Female 219 (55.3) 109 (58.6) 0.62 1.05 (0.86, 1.29)
  Male 177 (44.7) 77 (41.4)   1
Oedema status Oedematous 235 (59.3) 59 (31.7) 0.000 2.25 (1.79, 2.82)*
  Non-oedematous 161 (40.7) 127 (68.3)   1
Breastfeeding status Breastfeeding 124 (31.8) 68 (37.6) 0.72 1.04 (0.81, 1.34)
  Not breastfeeding 266 (68.2) 113 (62.4)   1
Deworming provision Provided 78 (19.7) 26 (14.0) 0.25 0.74 (0.44, 1.24)
  Not provided 318 (80.3) 160 (86.0)   1
  1. * Highly significant association