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Table 3 Factors associated with household food insecurity among pension beneficiaries in Debre Markos town, Northwest Ethiopia, 2016

From: Pension beneficiaries’ household food insecurity and associated factors in Debre Markos town, Northwest Ethiopia

Predictors Food insecurity COR (95% CI) AOR (95% CI) P-value
Yes No
Age
 22–44 9 86 1   
 45–64 28 80 0.29 (0.13–0.65) 0.18 (0.06–0.50) 0.001
 ≥ 65 31 160 0.54 (0.25–19) 0.26 (0.10–0.70) 0.007
Monthly household income (USD)
 < 33.3 1 182 1 1  
 33.3–112.1 38 125 0.018 (0.01–0.13) 0.026 (0.003–0.19) 0.001
 > 112.1 30 19 0.003 (0.003) 0.006 (0.001–0.053) 0.001
Monthly food expenditure (%)
 < 75 34 50 1 1  
 ≥ 75 35 276 5.36 (3.06–9.39) 3.33 (1.56–7.12) 0.002
Housing ownership
 Own house 60 197 1 1  
 Government 8 96 3.66 (1.68–7.95) 2.74 (1.06–7.10) 0.03
 Private rent 1 33 10 (1.35–75.04) 8.27 (0.94–73.06) 0.05
Self-reported health status
 Good 26 66 1 1  
 Fair 34 149 1.73 (0.96–3.11) 2.53 (1.15–5.57) 0.02
 Poor 9 111 4.85 (2.15–11) 3.10 (1.14–8.45) 0.03