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Table 2 logistic regression result of associated factors with stunting and thinness among high school adolescent students in Debre Tabor Town, South Gondar Zone, Northcentral Ethiopia, 2017

From: Nutritional status and associated factors among high school adolescents in Debre Tabor Town, South Gondar Zone, Northcentral Ethiopia

Logistic regression results for stunting
Variables Category Stunting COR (95% CI) AOR (95% CI)
Yes No
Sex Male 17 143 1 1
Female 32 135 1.99 (1.05, 3.75) 2.24 (1.15, 4.36) *
Marital status Single 43 263 1 1
Married 6 15 2.44 (0.90, 6.65) 2.31 (0.81, 6.62)
Residence Urban 25 188 1 1
Rural 24 90 2.00 (1.08, 3.70) 2.48 (1.28, 4.82) *
Family size (mean) <  6 13 126 1 1
≥6 36 152 2.29 (1.16, 4.51) 3.41 (1.65, 7.05) *
Logistic regression results for thinness
Variables Category Thinness COR (95% CI) AOR (95% CI)
Yes No
Sex Male 5 155 1 1
Female 11 156 2.18 (0.74, 6.43) 1.82 (0.51, 6.53)
Residence Urban 5 208 1 1
Rural 11 103 4.44 (1.50, 13.12) 3.67 (1.16, 11.56) *
Grade 9th 9 77 1 1
10th 7 234 0.42 (0.15, 1.17) 0.27 (0.06, 1.08)
Living status Away from family 10 122 2.58 (0.91, 7.28) 4.37 (1.20, 15.95) *
Within family 6 189 1 1
Drinking water Source Protected 5 168 1 1
Unprotected 11 143 2.58 (0.87, 7.61) 2.86 (0.91, 9.02)
  1. COR Crude Odd Ratio, AOR Adjusted Odd Ratio, CI Confidence Interval
  2. * significant at p-value ≤0.05, 1 = reference