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Table 2 Low Birth Weight Incidence disaggregated by background variables

From: Infant and child health status ahead of implementation of an integrated intervention to improve nutrition and survival: a cross-sectional baseline assessment

Variable Disaggregation n (%) Odds Ratio (OR) Sig. Level (P-value)
LBW Prevalence 31 (6.4%)
LBW Prevalence by Province
Rumonge 21 (5.7%) Ref 0.251
Vyanda 10 (8.7%) 0.63
LBW Prevalence by BP status of woman
High/Low Blood Pressure 7(9.1%) 1.8 0.195
Normal Blood Pressure 21 (5.3%) Ref
LBW Prevalence by Nutritional Status of woman
Normal Nutritional 20 (4.8%) Ref 0.043
Malnourished 8 (12.5%) 1.40
LBW Prevalence by Household Hunger Scale
No hunger detected in household 17 (5.0%) 0.32 0.300
Moderate Hunger detected in household 13 (9.4%) 0.62 0.673
Severe Hunger detected in household 1 (14.3%) Ref Ref
LBW Prevalence by Wealth Quintiles
Richest 2 (2.0%) 0.30 0.142
Fourth 5 (5.2%) 0.78 0.689
Middle 9 (8.7%) 1.37 0.56
Second 6 (6.5%) Ref Ref
Poorest 9 (9.7%) 1.54 0.434