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Table 3 Factors independently associated with anaemia in non-pregnant women

From: Concerning public health situation of under-nutrition in children and anemia in women in Indian Sundarbans delta: a community based cross-sectional investigation

Exposure variables AOR (95 % CI of AOR) p-value
Durbachati + Ramganga + Gopalnagar (villages) 1.42 (1.01–2.01) 0.042
Daskhinraypur (village) 1.04 (0.75–1.43) 0.791
Sreenarayanpur Purnachandrapur (village) Reference
Age >34 years 1.33 (0.75–2.35) 0.318
>29 & ≤34 years 1.12 (0.63–2.02) 0.683
>24 & ≤29 years 1.05 (0.61–1.83) 0.837
>19 & ≤24 years 1.03 (0.61–1.74) 0.896
≤19 years Reference
Never attended school 1.15 (0.83–1.60) 0.381
Ever attended school Reference
Number of children > 2 1.23 (0.92–1.65) 0.160
Number of children ≤ 2 Reference
BMI < 18.5 kg/m2 1.39 (1.02–1.89) 0.036
≥18.5 kg/m2 Reference
Germinated gram intake frequency - Nil 0.47 (0.17–1.28) 0.142
2–4 days in a month 0.43 (0.15–1.25) 0.125
2–3 days in week 0.56 (0.18–1.74) 0.322
Almost every day Reference
Does not use any contraceptive method for family planning 1.86 (1.36–2.54) <0.001
Contraceptive method apart from Oral pills 1.84 (1.32–2.56) <0.001
Oral pills contraceptive method used for family planning Reference