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Table 3 Logistic regression of stunted status (height-for-age z-score < -2), Zambézia Province, Mozambique

From: Determinants of undernutrition among children aged 6 to 59 months in rural Zambézia Province, Mozambique: results of two population-based serial cross-sectional surveys

  2010 Survey 2014 Survey 2010 and 2014 combined
  OR (95 % CI) P value OR (95 % CI) P value OR (95 % CI) P value
Child age (per month increase) 1.02 (1.00,1.04) 0.07    0.0002    0.0001
 12 (reference) - - - 1.0    1.0   
 24 - - - 1.94 (1.50,2.51)   1.71 (1.39,2.10)  
 36 - - - 2.34 (1.63,3.37)   1.60 (1.22,2.09)  
 48 - - - 3.00 (2.13,4.24)   2.05 (1.57,2.69)  
Family Income (per 100 MZN/month increase) 0.96 (0.92,0.99) 0.01 1.01 (0.99,1.03) 0.25 0.99 (0.98,1.01) 0.45
Household dietary diversity score (per point increase) 1.12 (1.04,1.22) 0.01 1.04 (0.96,1.13) 0.31 1.08 (1.02,1.15) 0.01
Exclusive breastfeeding (6 months) 0.86 (0.43,1.72) 0.68 1.32 (0.70,2.50) 0.39 1.15 (0.76,1.75) 0.50
Introduction of other foods (≥6 months) 1.33 (0.73,2.41) 0.35 0.65 (0.35,1.24) 0.19 0.99 (0.65,1.50) 0.95
Child received vitamin A supplement 0.76 (0.42,1.36) 0.35 1.06 (0.63,1.77) 0.84 0.69 (0.49,0.98) 0.04
Child had diarrheal illness within past month 0.85 (0.52,1.37) 0.50 1.23 (0.67,2.25) 0.51 0.88 (0.59,1.30) 0.51
Family was food insecure within past month 0.77 (0.42,1.40) 0.39 0.75 (0.44,1.27) 0.28 0.77 (0.53,1.11) 0.16
Mother washed hands with soap on previous day 1.08 (0.64,1.82) 0.76 0.75 (0.43,1.30) 0.30 0.92 (0.63,1.34) 0.66
Family uses safe water 1.03 (0.53,2.01) 0.94 1.04 (0.52,2.08) 0.91 1.10 (0.71,1.70) 0.68