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Table 3 Factors associated with adequate dietary diversity among adolescent girls in Dabat HDSS site, northwest Ethiopia, 2016

From: Household food insecurity predisposes to undiversified diet in northwest Ethiopia: finding from the baseline survey of nutrition project, 2016

Variables Response Dietary diversity COR 95% CI AOR 95% CI
Adequate Inadequate
Food in security In secured 44 344 1 1
Secured 181 981 1.442 (1.015, 2.050) 1.470 (1.033, 2.092)*
Adolescent occupation Farmer 10 47 1 1
Student 204 1179 0.813 (0.404, 1.635) 0.774 (0.381, 1.574)
Own business 11 99 0.522 (0.207, 1.316) 0.604 (0.236, 1.541)
Age of adolescents Early (10–14) 157 829 1 1
Middle (15–17) 62 440 0.744 (0.543, 1.020) 1.410 (0.569, 3.498)
Late (17–18) 6 56 0.566 (0.240, 1.336) 1.116 (0.448, 2.779)
Adolescent educational status/level Unable to read and write 10 60 1 1
Read and write 5 33 0.909 (0.287, 2.884) 0.899 (0.282, 2.867)
Elementary school 205 1161 1.059 (0.534, 2.103) 1.057 (0.531, 2.108)
Secondary and above 5 71 0.423 (0.137, 1.304) 0.522 (0.164, 1.662)
  1. * p value < 0.05