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Table 7 Multivariate analysis (Cox regression) of factors associated with recovery time of SAM among severely malnourished in the therapeutic units of Debre Markos Referral and Finote Selam District Hospitals, 2016

From: Treatment outcome and associated factors of severe acute malnutrition among 6–59 months old children in Debre Markos and Finote Selam hospitals, Northwest Ethiopia: a retrospective cohort study

Factors (variables) CHR 95% CI AHR 95% CI P-value
Age group (in months)
 6–11 1   1   
 12–23 0.74 0.54–1.02 0.73 0.52–1.01 0.06
 24–35 0.64 0.42–1.01 0.66 0.35–0.89 0.02
 36–59 0.55 0.32–0.92 0.53 0.31–0.91 0.02
HIV status
 Positive 1   1   
 Negative 2.98 1.003–8.87 2.48 1.23–5.01 0.01
Folic acid supplementation
 Yes 1   1   
 No 0.41 0.24–0.92 0.35 0.14–0.89 0.03