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Table 7 Adjusted model for factors related with infant underweight

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

Predictors Odds ratio (95% CI) p
Minimum dietary diversity
 Met (Reference) 1.00  
 Not met 2.07 (1.17–3.70) 0.013
Gender of child
 Male (Reference) 1.00  
 Female 0.34 (0.27–0.61) 0.000
Mother’s income
 ≤30,000 (Reference) 1.00  
 ≥30,000 0.98 (0.48–1.96) 0.951
Maternal occupation
 Housewife (Reference) 1.00  
 Full/par-time job 1.47 (0.74–2.58) 0.262
Parity
 1 (Reference) 1.00 0.181
 2 0.71 (0.07–7.69) 0.784
 ≥3 2.27 (0.25–10.0) 0.459
Birth order of child
 First (Reference) 1.00 0.557
 Second 1.00 0.685
 Third 1.61 (0.15–12.66) 0.844
 Fourth 0.78 (0.07–8.33) 0.603
 >Fourth 1.85 (0.18–13.00) 0.921
Child sick in the previous 1 month
 No (Reference) 1.00  
 Yes 1.80 (1.07–3.01) 0.027
  1. Model Chi-Square = 29.822, p = 0.001, Negelkerk R2 = 0.678