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Table 3 Multivariable logistic regression models predicting IYCF in Gibe District, Hadiya Zone, Southern Nation Nationalist of People Region, Ethiopia, 2017

From: Nearly one in three children is suffering from sub-optimal feeding practice in Gibe District, Hadiya zone, South Ethiopia

IYC
Variables   Inappropriate (%) Appropriate (%) COR(95% CI) AOR(95% CI)
Mother education Illiterate 140 (82.4) 30 (17.6) 3.29 (1.31, 8.31) * 4.77 (0.97, 23.48)
Primary 107 (64.1) 60 (35.9) 2.95 (1.17, 7.43) * 4.16 (0.84, 20.55)
Secondary 29 (48.3) 31 (51.7) 2.47 (0.89, 6.82) 2.58 (0.47, 13.97)
Higher 7 (35) 14 (65) 1 1
Mother occupation Government 6 (31.2) 11 (68.8) 1 1
Private 27 (43.5) 35 (56.5) 1.70 (0.53, 5.47) 0.51 (0.05, 5.40)
Farmer 81 (73) 30 (27) 5.94 (1.91, 18.52) * 0.25 (0.02, 3.10)
Housewife 170 (74.6) 58 (25.4) 6.45 (2.15, 19.34) * 0.44 (0.04, 5.14)
Husband education Illiterate 32 (84.2) 6 (15.8) 10.26 (3.42, 30.80) * 0.81 (0.09, 7.50)
Primary 160 (78) 45 (22) 6.84 (3.24, 14.44) * 1.56 (0.32, 7.62)
Secondary 59 (58.4) 42 (41.6) 2.70 (1.24, 5.88) * 0.90 (0.22, 3.70)
Higher 21 (35.6) 38 (64.4) 1 1
Husband occupation Government 8 (25.8) 23 (74.2) 6.46 (2.88, 14.48) * 4.08 (1.65, 10.04) *
Private 37 (71.2) 15 (28.8) 2.60 (1.32, 5.10) 1.60 (0.76, 3.41)
Farmer 169 (73.5) 61 (26.5) 1.05 (0.58, 1.92) 4.52 (0.69, 29.55)
Merchant 54 (72.0) 21 (28.0) 1 1
Family size 1–3 18 (38.3) 29 (61.7) 1 1
4–6 139 (65.9) 72 (34.1) 0.15 (0.75, 0.31) * 0.38 (0.02, 7.35)
≥ 7 127 (79.4) 33 (20.6) 0.50 (0.31, 0.81) * 0.58 (0.02, 17.07)
Monthly household income ≤ 500 38 (45.8) 45 (54.2) 2.50 (1.23, 5.04) * 3.11 (1.36, 7.07) *
501–1000 56 (69.1) 25 (30.9) 0.81 (0.41, 1.59) 2.71 (0.66, 11.07)
1001–1500 59 (68.6) 27 (31.4) 0.79 (0.40, 1.54) 2.18 (0.53, 9.01)
1501–2000 69 (82.1) 15 (17.9) 1.65 (0.79, 3.48) 2.57 (0.78, 8.48)
  2000 & above 61 (72.6) 23 (27.4) 1 1
Age of child (month) 0–5 86 (95.6) 4 (4.4) 3.90 (1.81, 8.43) * 2.42 (1.02, 5.72) *
6–11 95 (68.8) 43 (31.2) 1.65 (0.88, 3.08) 2.00 (0.67, 5.96)
12–17 63 (50.4) 62 (49.6) 0.73 (0.39, 1.35) 0.76 (0.24, 2.40)
18–23 36 (55.4) 29 (44.6) 1 1
Birth order 1–2 18 (36.7) 31 (63.3) 0.13 (0.07, 0.26) * 0.18 (0.00, 8.09)
3–4 127 (63.8) 72 (36.2) 0.40 (0.24, 0.64) * 0.54 (0.05, 6.43)
≥ 5 138 (81.7) 31 (18.3) 1 1
No of children 1–2 45 (43.7) 59 (57.3) 1 1
3–4 115 (71.4) 46 (28.6) 1.89 (1.12, 3.20) * 1.99 (1.08, 3.64) *
≥ 5 123 (80.4) 30 (19.6) 0.65 (0.36, 1.16) * 0.77 (0.39, 1.49)
Antenatal care Yes 150 (56.6) 115 (43.4) 1 1
No 132 (86.3) 21 (13.7) 1.75 (1.15, 2.67) * 2.1 (1.22, 3.36) *
Place of delivery HI 81 (54.7) 67 (45.3) 1 1
Home 198 (73.3) 72 (26.7) 2.40 (1.57, 3.67) * 4.35 (0.65, 2.83)
Post-natal care Yes 74 (60.7) 48 (39.3) 1 1
No 212 (71.6) 84 (28.4) 1.60 (1.03, 2.48) * 0.76 (0.34, 1.72)
Attitude of mothers toward IYCF Negative 168 (73.4) 61 (26.6) 3.25 (2.10, 5.00) * 2.35 (1.43, 3.84) *
Positive 115 (60.8) 74 (39.2) 1 1
  1. *Statistically significant at p value < 0.05, 95% CI