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Table 2 Bivariable and multivariable logistic regression analysis of factors associated with LBW in Axum St. Marry Hospital and Aksum university comprehensive specialized hospital northern Ethiopia, 2018

From: Prevalence and associated factors of low birth weight in Axum town, Tigray, North Ethiopia

Variables Characteristics Birth weight COR P-value AOR P value
NBW LBW
FR (%) FR (%)
Religion Orthodox 271 (91.6%) 25 (8.4%) 21.7046 (0.004–0.527) 0.013 0.195 (0.009–4.092) 0.293
Others 10 (83.3%) 2 (16.7%) 2.000 (–) 1 0.000 (000–0.0001) 1
Residence Urban 177 (94.1%) 11 (5.9%) 0.4 (0.181–0.903) 0.027 1.100 (0.333–3.636) 0.876
Rural 104 (86.7%) 16 (13.3%) 0.154 (–) 1
Height of mother (cm) < 150 34 (68%) 16 (32%) 10.5 (4.529–24.655) 0.00 4.607 (1.34–15.8)* 0.015
≥ 150 247 (95.7%) 11 (4.3%) 0.045 (–) 1 1
Weight of mother (kg) < 50 97 (86.6%) 15 (13.4%) 2.37 (1.068–5.266) 0.034 0.614 (0.173–2.187) 0.452
≥ 50 184 (93.9%) 12 (6.1%) 0.065 (–) 1 1
GA (weeks) < 37 17 (63%) 10 (37%) 9.135 (3.632–22.975) 0.0 4.7 (1.08–20.44)* 0.038
≥ 37 264 (94%) 17 (6%) 0.064 (–) 1 1
ANC visit (visit) ≥ 4 225 (93.8%) 15 (6.2%) 0.1 (0.016–0.645) 0.015 0.076 (0.009–0.645)* 0.018
< 4 55 (83.8%) 12 (16.2%) 0.938 (0.133–6.628) 1 0.923 (0.090–9.479) 1
Anemia during px Yes 17 (58.6%) 12 (41.4%) 12.3 (5.013–30.556) 0.0 14.5 (3.821–55.6)* 0.0
No 264 (96%) 14 (4%) (–) 1 1
Drinking alcohol Yes 41 (82%) 9 (18%) 2.9 (1.231–6.958) 0.015 6.4 (1.235–33.94)* 0.027
No 240 (93%) 18 (7%) 0.000 (–) 1 1
Amount of alcohol 3 times per week 240 (93%) 18 (7%) 0.18 (0.057–0.567) 0.03 0.274 (0.016–4.617) 0.369
Once a month 29 (87.8%) 4 (12.2%) 0.369 (0.060–2.274) 1 0.274 (0.016–4.617) 0.369
  1. 1 = reference category, others  = Muslim, protestant
  2. * Significantly associated with P < 0.05