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Table 2 Factors associated with dietary diversity practice of pregnant women in Jille Tumuga district, Northeast Ethiopia, 2017

From: Dietary diversity practice and associated factors among pregnant women in North East Ethiopia

Variable Dietary diversity COR with 95% CI AOR with 95% CI
Adequate
n=203 (31.4%)
Inadequate
Mothers educational status
 No education 119 323 1 1
 Read and write 27 33 2.22 (1.28, 3.85) 2.33 (1.28, 4.26)*
 Primary and above 57 88 1.75 (1.18, 2.60) 1.93 (1.24, 2.99)*
Husband education
 No education 126 255 1 1
 Read and write 29 65 0.90 (0.55, 1.46) 0.78 (0.46, 1.34)
 Primary and above 48 124 0.78 (0.52, 1.16) 0.70 (0.46, 1.09)
Wealth index
 Poor 61 154 1 1
 Medium 49 167 0.74 (0.47, 1.14) 0.73 (0.46, 1.15)
 Rich 93 123 1.90 (1.27, 2.89) 1.86 (1.22, 2.82)*
No of pregnancy
 < 3 113 250 1.46 (0.855, 2.505) 1.09 (0.57, 2.07)
 4–5 69 126 1.77 (1.002, 3.137) 1.49 (0.80, 2.80)
 > 6 21 68 1 1
ANC follow up
 Yes 8 42 1 1
 No 195 402 2.54 (1.17, 5.53) 1.66 (0.61, 4.46)
Nutrition information
 No 10 55 1 1
 Yes 193 389 2.73 (1.36, 5.47) 2.55 (1.06, 6.10)*
Nutritional status
 Undernourished 50 140 1 1
 Normal 153 304 1.40 (0.96, 2.05) 1.42 (0.94, 2.12)
Age of pregnant women
 17–19 8 26 1.3 (0.37, 4.54) 1.51 (0.47, 4.88)
 20–24 56 124 1.9 (0.68, 5.30) 1.88 (0.63, 5.59)
 25–34 134 273 2.06 (0.76, 5.60)  
 > 35 5 21 1 1
PSNP beneficiary
 Yes 64 211 1 1
 No 139 233 1.96 (1.38, 2.79) 1.72 (1.17, 2.52)*
  1. *indicates variables which were statistically significant in multi-variable analysis