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Table 3 Multivariate regression analysis for factors affecting status of anemia during pregnancy

From: Compliance of iron and folic acid supplementation and status of anaemia during pregnancy in the Eastern Terai of Nepal: findings from hospital based cross sectional study

Characteristics (95% CI) 95% CI
COR Lower Upper AOR Lower Upper
IFA compliance
 No 28.443 15.433 52.422 24.162* 10.009 58.327
 Yes 1      
History of fever
 Yes 2.163 1.141 4.103 2.980 0.890 9.981
 No 1      
Heme iron intake
 Yes 1      
 No 1.583 1.003 2.496 3.347* 1.378 8.133
Non-heme iron intake
 Yes 1      
 No 2.466 1.495 4.068 1.462 0.582 3.671
Intake of yellow fruits
 Yes 1      
 No 2.153 1.066 4.348 1.163 0.313 4.319
Birth gap in years
 < 3 2.078 1.124 3.845 1.603 0.690 3.728
 ≥ 3 1      
Ethnicity
 Mountain and Hill castes 1      
 Terai/Madhesi castes 2.725 1.294 5.736 2.058 0.589 7.183
  1. Figures in parenthesis denotes row percentage, ‘1’ denotes Reference category, *denotes statistically significant