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Table 6 Adjusted model for factors related with infant wasting

From: Complementary feeding practices among mothers and nutritional status of infants in Akpabuyo Area, Cross River State Nigeria

Predictors Odds ratio (95% CI) p
Introduction of solid, semi-solid and soft foods
 Met (Reference) 1.00  
 Not met 5.15 (1.49–17.73) 0.009
Marital status
 Single (Reference) 1.00  
 Married 2.55 (0.80–7.69) 0.110
Gender of child
 Male (Reference) 1.00  
 Female 0.18 (0.06–0.46) 0.000
Washing hands with soap
 Yes (Reference) 1.00  
 No 1.56 (0.64–3.59) 0.286
Diarrhoea in the last 2 weeks
 No (Reference) 1.00  
 Yes 1.81 (0.76–4.31) 0.180
Mother’s income
 ≤30,000 (Reference) 1.00  
 ≥30,000 1.06 (0.37–3.22) 0.913
Maternal occupation
 Housewife (Reference) 1.00  
 Full/par-time job 0.59 (0.19–1.85) 0.374
  1. Model Chi-Square = 20.562, p = 0.021, Negelkerk R2 = 0.423