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Table 4 Determinants of mean dietary zinc intake among children 6–35 month in Ethiopia

From: Dietary zinc intake and its determinants among Ethiopian children 6–35 months of age

Independent variable Regression coefficient p-value
Child age −0.02 < 0.0001
Number of children < 5 yrs −0.11 0.71
Female relationship to child 0.14 < 0.0001
Child sex 0.01 0.016
Child sickness in previous 2 weeks 0.13 < 0.0001
Place of residence (urban/rural) 0.04 0.004
SES quintile 0.06 0.19
Mother’s age 0.02 < 0.0001
Mothers education status 0.41 0.004
Head of household education status 0.35 0.84
Region 0.16 < 0.0001