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Table 4 Bivariate and multivariable logistic regression output showing factors associated with minimum acceptable diet practice among children’s aged 6–23 months, Goncha, Northwest Ethiopia, 2020, (n = 430)

From: Minimum acceptable diet practice and its associated factors among children aged 6–23 months in rural communities of Goncha district, north West Ethiopia

Variable Category Not meet MAD Meet MAD COR (95%CI) AOR (95%CI)
N (%) N (%)
Agro ecology Dega 196 (85.2) 34 (14.8) 1.56 (0.867–2.811) 0.8 (0.374–1.687)
Kola 180 (90) 20 (10) 1 1
Place of delivery Home 249 (95.8) 11 (4.2) 1 1
Health facility 127 (74.7) 43 (25.3) 7.6 (3.82–15.37)** 4.5 (1.98–10.36)**
Pre lacteal fed for a child No 188 (84.3) 35 (15.7) 1 1
Yes 188 (90.8) 19 (9.2) 0.54 (0.30–0.983)* 1.28 (0.618–2.664)
PNC service No 236 (90.1) 26 (9.9) 1 1
Yes 140 (83.3) 28 (16.7) 1.8 (1.023–3.221)* 0.7 (0.329–1.488)
Mother education No formal education 268 (94.7) 15 (5.3) 1 1
Formal education 108 (73.5) 39 (26.5) 6.4 (3.41–12.18)** 2.7 (1.133–6.231)*
Father education No formal education 245 (93.5) 17 (6.5) 1 1
Formal education 131 (78) 37 (22) 4.07 (2.20–7.50)** 1.6 (0.71–3.677)
Family size > 5 126 (91.3) 12 (8.7) 1 1
<=5 250 (85.6) 42 (14.4) 1.76 (0.897–3.469) 1.4 (0.613–3.098)
Decision making in household Mother not involved 132 (90.4) 14 (9.6) 1 1
Mother involved 244 (85.9) 40 (14.1) 1.54 (0.811–2.944) 1.2 (0.564–2.528)
Exposure to media Unsatisfactory 270 (93.1) 20 (6.9) 1 1
Satisfactory 106 (75.7) 34 (24.3) 4.3 (2.385–7.86)** 2.6 (1.303–5.29)**
Knowledge of mothers on IYCF practice Not knowledgeable 169 (95.5) 8 (4.5) 1 1
Knowledgeable 207 (81.8) 46 (18.2) 4.7 (2.157–10.2)** 1.6 (0.626–3.954)
Wealth index Low 132 (90.4) 14 (9.6) 1 1
Middle 130 (91.5) 12 (8.5) 0.71 (0.32–1.61) 1.1 (0.445–2.72)
High 114 (80.3) 28 (19.7) 2.7 (1.193–6.766)* 2.5 (1.139–5.90)*
  1. Notice * p-value < 0.05, **p-value < 0.01, COR- crude odds ratio, AOR- adjusted odds ratio,