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Table 5 Multivariable logistic regression analysis of factors which have statically significant association with anemia, in Damot Sore district, Southern Ethiopia, 2017

From: Stunting and anemia among children 6–23 months old in Damot Sore district, Southern Ethiopia

Associated factors Anemia status COR** (95% C.I.) AOR*** (95% C.I.)
Anemic Not anemic
Dietary diversity score low 190 123 2.82(1.90–4.18)* 2.95(1.78-4.91)*
high 58 106 1  
Introduction time of complementary feeding Earlier than 6 months of age 142 81 2.45(1.69–3.54) 2.96(4.85)
Just at 6 months of age 106 148 1  
Breast feeding No 80 33 2.99(1.89–4.74) 2.94(1.63–5.32)
Yes 148 183 1  
LAZ <2SD 106 45 3.05(2.02–4.60) 3.65(2.15–6.19)
Normal 142 184 1  
  1. *p < 0.001 **Crude odds ratio with 95% confidence interval ***Adjusted odds ratio with 95% confidence interval