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Table 3 Risk factors of anemia among children in the in Ethiopia; a binary logistic geostatistical model

From: Risk factors of anemia among preschool children in Ethiopia: a Bayesian geo-statistical model

Bayesian logistic regression model with geo-statistical component

Background characteristics

Posterior Mean

SD

Median

Adjusted 95% Bayesian credible intervals (BCI) OR (95% BCI)

Number of children

 1

 

1.0

 2

1.20

0.05

1.20

1.20 (1.08–1.33)*

 3

1.07

0.09

1.07

1.07 (0.90–1.27)

 4

1.47

0.26

1.47

1.47 (0.90–2.44)

Availability of improved toilet

 No

1.0

 Yes

1.05

0.08

1.05

1.05 (0.91–1.23)

Maternal education

 No education

1.0

 Primary Education

1.05

0.06

1.05

1.05 (0.94,1.19)

 Secondary Education

0.96

0.11

0.96

0.96 (0.78,1.18)

 Higher education

0.85

0.15

0.85

0.85 (0.64,1.12)

Child stunting

 Not stunted

1.0

 Stunted

1.26

0.05

1.26

1.26 (1.14,1.39)*

Child wasting

 Not wasted

1.0

 Wasted

1.35

0.08

1.35

1.35 (1.15,1.57)*

Maternal anemia

 No anemia

1.0

 Anemic

1.61

0.06

1.61

1.61 (1.44,1.79)*

Household wealth

 Poorest

1.0

 Poor

0.81

0.07

0.81

0.81 (0.71–0.93)*

 Middle

0.65

0.07

0.65

0.65 (0.56–0.75)*

 Rich

0.73

0.08

0.73

0.73 (0.62–0.85)*

 Richest

0.60

0.09

0.60

0.60 (0.50–0.71)

Rainfall

 Rainfall (mm)

0.99

0.0

0.99

0.99 (0.99,0.99)

  1. * Significant association at p < 0.05