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Table 3 Bivariate and multivariate analysis of associated factors of appropriate complementary feeding practice (CFP) of mothers in Debre Tabor Hospital, South Gondar Zone 2016

From: Appropriate complementary feeding practice and associated factors among mothers having children aged 6–24 months in Debre Tabor Hospital, North West Ethiopia, 2016

Variables Appropriate CFP Crude OR (95% CI) Adjusted OR (95% CI)
Yes No
Educational status
 Unable to read and write 17 125 1  
 Grade 1–4 17 56 2.23 (1.1, 4.7) 1.044 (0.411, 2.65)
 Grade 5–8 26 32 5.97 (2.9, 12.33) 2.472 (0.99, 6.20)
 Grade 9–12 31 21 10.85 (5.12, 23.0) 1.74 (0.66, 4.59)
 Above grade 12 61 42 19.5 (9.71, 39.18) 2.96 (1.2, 7.62)*
Occupation of husband
 Farmer 7 127 1  
 Government employee 90 36 45.36 (19.32, 106.5) 17.13 (6.04, 48.6)***
 Trader 33 31 19.3 (7.8, 47.75) 8.05 (2.88, 22.51)***
 Daily laborer 11 29 6.88 (2.46, 19.28) 4.01 (1.3, 12.44) *
 Others 11 34 5.87 (2.12, 16.29) 4.03 (1.25, 13.01)*
EBF practice
 Yes 138 125 10.41 (5.7, 19.0) 6.12 (3.04, 12.3)***
 No 14 132 1  
Antenatal care follow up
 Advice of EBF only 39 91 5.143 (1.74, 15.25)*** 5.59 (1.24, 25.17)*
 HE of appropriate CFP 109 118 11.1 (3.87, 31.76)*** 6.34 (1.5, 26.91)*
 No advice and HE 4 48 1  
Under 5 unit service
 Yes 110 220 0.44 (0.27, 0.73)*** 0.44 (0.22, 0.89)*
 No 42 37 1  
  1. *P-Value ≤ 0.05, **P-Value ≤ 0.01 and ***P-Value ≤  0.001
  2. Others = has no job, private work, students
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