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Table 4 Predictors of Academic Performance of adolescents in Secondary school at Wolaita Sodo town in South Ethiopia, June 2019

From: Adolescents’ nutritional status and its association with academic performance in South Ethiopia; a facility-based cross-sectional study

Variable (n = 670) Binary linear regression Multiple linear regression
Β 95% CI Β 95% CI
Age
 15–19 2.5 0.4, 4.5 1.4 −0.4, 3.3
Sex
 Female −2.0 −3.6, − 0.3 −2.6 −4.3, − 0.9
Marital status of parents
 Separated −8.4 − 10.4, −6.3 − 4.7 −6.7, − 2.7
Education status of the mother
 Read and write − 2.9 −5.0, − 0.9 − 1.7 − 4.9, 1.5
 Primary 0.3 −1.8, 2.4 0.3 − 3.1, 3.7
 Secondary 2.5 0.6, 4.4 −0.2 −3.6, 3.2
 College & above 1.3 −0.6, 3.2 −3.5 −7.3, 0.3
Education status of the father
 No formal education −1.4 −6.1, 3.4 2.5 −2.3, 7.3
 Read and write −3.6 −6.1, −1.1 1.5 −1.4, 4.3
 Primary −1.2 −3.6, 1.1 0.8 −1.7, 3.2
 Secondary 0.2 −1.8, 2.2 −0.1 −2.1, 1.9
Occupational status of Mother
 Housewife −1.2 −3.0, 0.6 0 .5 −2.1, 3.1
 Merchant −0.4 −2.1, 1.4 −0.01 −2.4, 2.4
 Private employee 0.9 −1.9, 3.7 0.4 −2.4, 3.2
 Daily labourer −5.1 −12.7, 2.5 1.8 −5.6, 9.3
Wealth index
 First-class −10.7 − 12.7, −8.6 −9.9 − 12.8, −7.0
 Second class −4.1 −6.2, −2.1 − 5.7 − 8.1, −3.2
 Middle class 2.2 0.1, 4.3 −1.8 −4.1, 0.5
 Fourth class 4.2 2.2, 6.2 −0.6 −2.9, 1.6
School type
 Private 5.83 4.1, 7.5 4.2 2.5, 5.9
The purpose of spending time on the internet
 For social media −2.71 −4.8, −0.7 −1.4 −3.2, 0.4
Alcohol consumption
 No 1.79 −0.1, 3.7 −0.03 −1.8, 1.7
 DDS
 Adequate 3.56 1.9, 5.2 1.01 −0.6, 2.6
Nutritional status
 BAZ 2.14 1.5, 2.8 1.89 1.1, 2.6
 HAZ 1.33 0.6, 2.1 1.48 0.7, 2.2