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Table 3 Factors associated with diarrhoea in under-five children among model and non-model families in L/Maychew district, Tigray, Ethiopia 2017

From: Diarrheal disease in under-five children among model and non-model families in northern Ethiopia, 2017: a comparative cross-sectional study

Variables Under-five children diarrhea COR (95% CI) AOR (95% CI)
Yes No
Number (%) Number (%)
Family type
 Model HH 26 (8.1) 296 (91.9) Ref  
 Non model HH 65 (20.2) 256 (79.8) 2.9 (1.780, 4.693) 1.9 (1.004, 3.565)*
Disposal method of child feces
 Dispose to latrine 37 (9.7) 343 (90.3) Ref  
 Open disposal 54 (20.5) 209 (79.5) 2.4 (1.524, 3.765) 1.5 (0. 823, 2.538)
Have proper waste disposal method
 Yes 34 (7.7) 407 (92.3) Ref  
 No 57 (28.2) 145 (71.8) 4.7 (2.956, 7.492) 2.6 (1.251, 5.578)*
Maternal history of diarrhea
 Yes 35 (30.2) 81 (69.8) 3.6 (2.241, 5.895) 3.3 (1.975, 5.570)*
 No 56 (10.6) 471 (89.4) Ref  
Hand wash at critical period
 Yes 51 (10.3) 446 (89.7) Ref  
 No 40 (27.4) 106 (72.6) 3.3 (2.073, 5.254) 0.9 (0.423, 1.773)
Latrine use
 Yes 56 (10.8) 462 (89.2) Ref  
 No 35 (38.5) 90 (72.0) 3.2 (1.987, 5.179) 2.1 (1.128, 3.897)*
  1. COR crude odds ratio, AOR adjusted odds ratio and *significant at p-value ≤0.05