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Table 3 Relationships between genotype and nutritional status, based on a multiple logistic regression

From: Dietary intakes and nutritional status of children with sickle cell disease at the Princess Marie Louise Hospital, Accra – a survey

Variables Dietary adequacya Stunting Underweight
aOR 95% CI aOR 95% CI aOR 95% CI
Age (years)
  < 5 1   1   1  
 5–8 0.41 0.09, 1.76 1.38 0.38, 5.06 3.29 0.71, 15.29
 9–12 1.00 0.24, 4.23 1.87 0.52, 6.74 2.69 0.65, 11.20
Sex
 Male 1   1   1  
 Female 0.52 0.22, 1.26 1.27 0.53, 3.03 0.68 0.25, 1.82
Genotype
 Othersb 1   1   1  
SS 0.45* 0.18, 1.10 3.48** 1.10, 11.01 1.54 0.51, 4.66
  1. aMeeting the RDA of at least five nutrients assessed, including energy
  2. bThis includes genotypes SC and SF
  3. *p < 0.10, **p < 0.05