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Table 5 A bivariate and multivariate logistic regression output showing factors associated with minimum acceptable diet practice among children aged between 6 and 23 months, Dembecha, North West Ethiopia, 2018

From: Uptake of minimum acceptable diet among children aged 6–23 months in orthodox religion followers during fasting season in rural area, DEMBECHA, north West Ethiopia

Characteristics Minimum acceptable diet
Inadequate N (%) Adequate N(%) COR (95%) AOR (95%) P-Value
Mother education
 Educated 207 (89.6) 24 (10.4) 1 1 1
 Non educated 252 (93.0) 19 (7.0) 0.65 (0.35,1.22) 0.44 (0.23, 0.86) 0.01 *
Father education  
 Educated 293 (90.2) 32 (9.8) 1 1 1
 Not educated 166 (93.8) 11 (6.2) 0.60 (0.29, 1.23) 0.7 (0.32, 1.57 0.4
Decision making in house
 Mothers involved 198 (85.3) 34 (14.7) 1 1 1
 Mothers not involved 261 (96.7) 9 (3.3) 0.2 (0.09,0.43) 0.22 (0.1, 0.48) 0.0*
Birth order of index child
 First Fifth and above 130 (86.7) 20 (13.3) 1 1 1
 Second to fourth 248 (93.6) 17 (6.4) 0.45 (0.23, 0.88) 0.28((0.14,0.54) 0.00*
 First 81 (931) 6 (6.9) 0.48 (0.18, 1.25) 0.36 (0.14,0.94) 0.036*
Place of delivery
 Home 94 (98.9) 1 (1.1) 1 1 1
 Health facility 365 (89.7) 42 (10.3) 10.82 (1.47, 79.61) 5.13 (1.26, 20.8 0.02*
Knowledge on MF
 Yes 62 (82.7 13 (17.3) 1 1 1
 No 397 (93.0) 30 (7.0) 0.36 (0.17, 0.72) 0.3 (0.16, 0.58) 0.00*
Education given on MAD  
 Yes 407 (90.6) 42 (9.4) 1 1 1
 No 52 (98.1) 1 (1.9) 0.18 (0.03,1.38) 0.59 (0.07, 5.12) 0.63
Food preparation demonstration training  
 Yes 232 (87.5) 33 (12.5) 1 1 1
 No 227 (95.8) 10 (4.2) 0.31 (0.15,0.64) 0.48((0.22, 1.05) 0.06
Meeting of women health development army
 No 428 (92.0) 37 (8.0) 1 1 1
 Yes 31 (83.8 6 (16.2) 2.24 (0.88, 5.71) 0.69 (0.21, 2.27) 0.54
Media exposure  
 Satisfactory 67 (97.1) 2 (2.9) 1 1 1
 Not satisfactory 392 (90.5) 41 (9.5) 3.5 (0.83 (14.83) 1.23 (0.52, 2.87) 0.65
Family member who ate at any time in fasting season  
 Yes 299 (89.5) 35 (10.5) 1 1 1
 No 160 (95.0) 8 (5.0) 0.43 (0.19, 0.94) 0.78 (0.32, 1.9) 0.59
Family member who consumed animal source foods  
 No 404 (96.0) 17((4.0) 1 1 1
 Yes 55 (67.9) 26 (32.1) 11.23 (5.73,22.0) 5.64 (2.8, 11.37) 0.00*
Believe on not feed child animal source foods
 Not believe 246 (87.2) 36 (12.8) 1 1 1
 Believe 213 (96.8) 7 (3.2) 0.23 (0.098, 0.52) 0.53 (0.21,1.32) 0.17
  1. Notice: * significant associated, COR Crude odds ratio, AOR Adjusted odds ratio. PV: p-value