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Table 3 Bivariate and multivariable logistic regression analysis for undernutrition among adolescent girls in Hawzen woreda, Northern Ethiopia, 2018

From: Magnitude and associated factors of undernutrition (underweight and stunting) among school adolescent girls in Hawzen Woreda (District), Tigray regional state, Northern Ethiopia: Cross-sectional study

VariablesUnderweightCOR (95% CI)AOR (95% CI)StuntingCOR (95% CI)AOR (95% CI)
YesNoYesNo
Residence
 Urban39114114510811
 Rural891561.7 (1.1, 2.3)1.2 (0.3, 3.1)881571.5 (1.01, 1.9)1.4 (0.5, 2.3)
Age
 10–1330361.9 (1.2, 2.6)0.6 (0.2, 1)32341.6 (1.2, 2)0.8 (0.1, 1.5)
 14–19982341110123111
Father occupation
 Unemployed1242354.6 (1.6, 7.6)8.1 (0.5–123.5)1222371.3 (0.6, 2)3.19 (1.93–6.4)
 Employed43511112811
Mother occupation
 Unemployed1142042.6 (1.02, 4.2)2.4 (1.2, 3.6)1232003.9 (1.5, 6.3)2.2 (1.1, 3.3)*
 Employed146611106511
Father education
 Illiterate44701.5 (1.02, 1.9)1.4 (1.1, 1.7)*92735.6 (0.7, 10.5)1.6 (1.01, 2.2)
 Literate84200114119211
Grade level
 4–866882.2 (1.4, 3)2 (1.4, 2.6)*64901.8 (1.2, 2.4)1.5 (1.01, 1.9)
 9–1262147116917511
Income
 < 500 birr13390.9 (0.4, 1.4)0.4 (0.1, 0.7)13390.7 (0.3, 1.1)0.5 (0.1, 0.9)
 500–1000 birr23381.6 (0.9, 2.3)0.9 (0.3, 1.5)20410.9 (0.5, 1.3)0.4 (0.02, 0.78)
 1000–1500 birr45681.8 (1.1, 2.5)1.2 (0.5, 1.9)42711.2 (0.7, 1.7)0.8 (0.3, 1.3)
 > 1500 birr47125115811411
Frequency of meal per day
 1–2 meals12122.2 (1.03, 3.4)1.06 (0.08–3.4)9151.2 (0.5, 1.9)0.2 (0.009–4.46)
 ≥ 3 meals1162581112425011
Latrine availability
 Yes1152541111825111
 No13160.6 (0.3, 0.9)2.7 (0.2, 5.2)15140.4 (0.2, 0.6)2.2 (0.6, 3.8)
Illness in 2 weeks
 Yes31521.3 (0.8, 1.8)2.8 (1.05–4.02)26570.8 (0.5, 1.1)2.72 (0.04–4.76)
 No972181110720811
  1. 1 = reference category, * = p-value < 0.05