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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