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Table 3 Parameter estimates from multivariate logistic regression model predicting the likelihood that a pregnant woman is anaemic, Gilgel Gibe dam area, southwestern Ethiopia, 2011

From: Anaemia and associated risk factors among pregnant women in Gilgel Gibe dam area, Southwest Ethiopia

Variable n No (%) p anaemic AOR 95% CI p-value
Place of residence      
Rural 196 87 (45.3) 1.63 1.02-2.62 0.042*
Urban 192 122 (62.2)    
Use of human faeces as fertilizer      
Yes 32 25 (78.1) 1.58 0.54-4.65 0.40
No 356 184 (51.7)    
Use of ITN to prevent mosquito bite      
No 40 28 (70.0) 2.84 1.33-6.05 0.007*
Yes 348 181 (52.0) 1   
Habit of walking bare foot      
Always 26 19 (73.1) 1.92 0.63-5.89 0.41
Some times 247 139 (56.3) 1.29 0.76-2.16  
Not at all 115 51 (44.3) 1   
Malaria      
Positive 45 42 (93.3) 11.19 3.31-37.7 0.01*
Negative 343 167 (48.7) 1   
STH infection      
Positive 159 105 (66.0) 1.82 1.16-2.87 0.001*
No parasite 229 104 (45.5) 1   
  1. * significant at p < 0.05, AOR = Adjusted Odds Ratio, C.I = Confidence Interval.
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