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Table 2 Socio-demographic factors assoicated with anemia in Ethiopian children under-5 between 2011 and 2016, Ethiopian Demorgaphic Health Survey

From: What factors are associated with the increase of anemia in Ethiopian children aged 6 to 59 months between 2011 and 2016?

Characteristic 2011 2016
χ2 p-value V χ2 p-value V
Age in months 6–8 634.7 0.001 0.254 601.6 0.001 0.255
9–11       
12–17       
18–23       
24–35       
36–47       
48–59       
Sex Male 0.011 0.919 0.001 0.457 0.52 0.007
Female       
Residence Urban 42.4 0.001 0.066 24.8 0.001 0.052
Rural       
Mother’s Education No education 15.9 0.001 0.041 16.9 0.001 0.044
Primary       
Secondary       
Above Secondary       
Wealth quintile Lowest 61.6 0.001 0.079 166.9 0.001 0.134
Second       
Middle       
Fourth       
Highest       
Region Tigray 335.7 0.001 0.185 457.6 0.001 0.222
Affar       
Amhara       
Oromiya       
Somali       
Ben-Gum*       
SNNP*       
Gambela       
Harari       
Dire Dawa       
Addis Ababa       
  1. χ2 = chi-square test; p-value of chi-square test; V=Cramer’s V; *Ben-Gum Benishangul Gumuz region; *SNNP South Nations and Nationalities People’s region.