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Table 2 Bi-variable and multivariable logistic regression of variables and academic performance of study participants in Debre Markos town, Northwest, Ethiopia, March, 2017 (n = 436)

From: Nutritional status and correlation with academic performance among primary school children, northwest Ethiopia

Variables Categories High (≥ 50%) Low (< 50%) COR AOR p-value
Age of child (year) 7 20.8 18.8 0.69 (0.39–1.24) 0.437 (0.13–1.47) 0.183
8 29.4 26.2 0.71 (0.42–1.204) 0.37 (0.14–0.98) 0.047
9 17.6 34.6 0.32 (0.18–0.55) 0.17 (0.07–0.43) 0.002*
10 32.2 20.4 1 1  
Grade level Grade one 33.1 37.7 0.43 (0.21–0.87) 0.66 (0.17–2.48) 0.545
Grade two 34.3 33 0.51 (0.25–1.1) 0.88 (0.27–2.78) 0.828
Grade three 18 22 0.41 (0.19–1.86) 0.75 (0.25–2.22) 0.606
Grade four 14.7 7.3 1 1  
Educational status of mothers No formal education 18.8 21.5 2.99 (0.74–12.03) 1.26 (0.26–5.9) 0.76
Primary 40 35.6 3.84 (0.98–5.01) 2.12 (0.46–9.59) 0.32
Secondary 34.7 28.3 4.19 (1.06–16.6) 2.07 (0.44–9.79) 0.35
Diploma 5.3 10.5 1.38 (1.38–7.7) 1.45 (0.24–8.64) 0.68
Degree and above 1.2 4.2 1 1  
Family size ≤ 3 11.8 2.6 1 1  
4–5 61.6 70.2 0.19 (0.07–0.51) 0.54 (0.08–1.78) 0.17
≥ 6 26.5 27.2 0.21 (0.07–0.59) 0.21 (0.06–1.6) 0.13
Monthly income < 1000 4.9 20.9 0.04 (0.02–11) 0.05 (0.02–0.15) 0.001*
1000–2000 62.9 72.3 0.18 (0.09–0.34) 0.18 (0.08–0.37) 0.001*
> 2000 32.2 6.8 1 1  
Sickness in last semester Yes 79.6 64.9 2.107 (1.37–3.23) 0.383 (0.153–1.95) 0.43
No 20.4 35.1 1 1  
Absenteeism Non absent 24.9 7.9 3.89 (2.13–7.08) 2.14 (0.96–11.54) 0.08
Absent 75.1 92.1 1 1  
Study time in home No 4.5 13.6 0.29 (0.14–0.62) 0.82 (0.45–1.48) 0.51
Yes 95.5 86.4 1 1  
WAZ Under weight 10.2 33.5 0.22 (0.13–0.37) 0.63 (0.26–0.84) 0.003*
Normal 89.8 66.5 1 1  
HAZ Stunted 16.3 41.9 0.27 (0.17–1.22) 0.21 (0.10–0.43) 0.001*
Normal 83.7 58.1 1 1  
WHZ Wasted 4.5 14.1 0.28 (0.13–0.59) 0.80 (0.54–1.2) 0.06
Normal 95.5 85.9 1 1  
  1. * Significant factors in the multivariable analysis