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Table 2 Multivariate analysis of selected variables associated factor for malnutrition in HIV/AIDS infected children on HIV-care who had followed up in three public Hospitals, northwest, Ethiopia

From: Magnitude of malnutrition and associated factors among HIV infected children attending HIV-care in three public hospitals in East and West Gojjam Zones, Amhara, Northwest, Ethiopia, 2017: a cross-sectional study

Variables Categories Malnutrition COR 95% CI AOR 95% CI
Yes No
Sex of the child Male 126 (60.2) 60 (32.3) 1.89 (1.24, 2.87) 2.37 (1.34, 4.20)
Female 98 (52.7%) 88 (47.3) 1 1
Age of child (years) 2–5 52 (96.3%) 2 (3.7%) 1 1
5–10 72 (48.3%) 77 (51.7%) 0.04 (0.01, 0.15) 0.04 (0.01, 0.21)
10–15 100 (59.2%) 69 (40.8%) 0.06 (0.01, 024) 0.05 (0.01, 0.25)
Dietary diversity Good 110 (62.5%) 66 (37.5%) 1 1
Fair/poor 114 (58.2%) 82 (41.8%) 1.20 (0.79, 1.82) 0.47 (0.26, 0.86)
Presences of co morbidity disease Yes 39 (53.4%) 34 (46.6%) 0.70 (0.42, 1.18) 0.34 (0.15, 0.80)
No 185 (61.9%) 114 (38.1%) 1 1
Diarrhea Yes 58 (65.9%) 30 (34.1%) 1.37 (0.80, 2.27) 3.30 (1.41, 7.72)
No 166 (58.5%) 118 (45.5%) 1 1
Ulcer of oral Yes 109 (61.6%) 68 (58.4%) 1.12 (0.74, 1.69) 2.30 (1.41, 7.60)
No 115 (59%) 80 (41%) 1 1
Hospital admission Yes 40 (58%) 29 (42%) 1.12 (0.66, 1.91) 0.34 (0.13, 0.84)
No 184 (60.7%) 119 (39.3%) 1 1