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Table 6 Relation between child developmental status and nutritional status of children in Wolaita District, South Ethiopia, 2015

From: Child development and nutritional status in 12–59 months of age in resource limited setting of Ethiopia

VariableDevelopmental delayCOR (95% CI)AOR (95% CI)
NormalDelayed
ResidenceRural346671 
Urban144480.58 (0.38, 0.88) 
Mother formal educationNo123631 
Yes367520.62 (0.39-0.99) 
Order of child1.2 (1.1-1.33)1.2 (1.1-1.3)
Mothers age at birth of index childYoung (14-24)152301 
Middle (25-34)280611.1 (0.68-1.78) 
Late (> = 35)58242.0 (1.13-3.88) 
Immunization statusYes4731051 
No17102.64 (1.17-5.95) 
Initiation of complementary feedingEarly initiation (< 6 months)11113.69 (1.66-8.22)3.73 (1.5-8.8)
At 6 months4197311
Late initiation (> 6 months)54313.16 (1.9-5.2)3.24 (1.8-5.6)
Dietary diversity score> = 43154611
< 4175692.7 (1.8-4.1)2.1 (1.3-3.4)
Meal frequency> = 3369691 
< 3121462.0 (1.3-3.1) 
StuntedNo3445511
Yes146602.6 (1.7-3.9)2.2 (1.3-3.5)
UnderweightNo443901 
Yes47252.6 (1.5-4.5)