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Table 2 Bivariable and multivariable binary logistic regression analysis of factors associated with anemia among newborn babies

From: Prevalence and associated factors of anemia among full-term newborn babies at University of Gondar comprehensive specialized hospital, Northwest Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

Characteristics of study participantsAnemicNonanemicCOR (95%CI)AOR (95%CI)
Newborn genderMale28 (29.2%) 1.57(0.81–3.03)1.47(0.74–2.90)
Female20(20.8%)76 (79.2%)11
ANC follow upYes44 (24.6%)135(75.4%)11
No4 (30.8%)9 (69.2%)1.36(0.4–4.65)1.69(0.34–7.42)
Iron & folic acid supplementationNo9 (27.3%)24 (72.7%)11
Yes39 (24.5%)120 (75.5%)0.87(0.37–2.02)1.47(0.49–4.37)
Maternal age≤24 year12 (19.7%)49 (80.3%)11
25–29 year20 (27.8%)52 (72.2%)1.57 (0.69–3.55)1.7(0.67–4.35)
≥30 year16 (27.1%)43 (72.9%)1.52 (0.65–3.57)1.22(0.42–3.58)
Educational statusUnable to read & write9 (27.3%)24 (72.7%)1.02(0.39–2.62)0.35(0.09–1.26)
Primary school9 (22.5%)31 (77.5%)0.79(0.31–1.99)0.45(0.14–1.48)
Secondary school13 (23.2%)43 (76.8%)0.82(0.36–1.88)0.54(0.19–1.46)
Above secondary17 (27.0%)46 (73.0%)11
Maternal occupationHouse wife35 (26.9%)95 (73.1%)1.4(0.67–2.86)2.17(0.85–5.55
Employed13 (21%)49 (79%)11
GravidaPrimigravida18 (20.7%)69 (79.3%)11
multigravida30 (28.6%)75 (71.4%)1.53(0.79–2.99)1.45(0.72–2.89)
Vegetable consumption per weekNo20 (41.7%)28 (58.3%)11
Yes28 (19.4%)116 (80.6%)0.34(0.17–0.69)0.34 (0.17–0.69)
Fruit consumption per weekNo20 (38.5%)32 (61.5%)11
Yes28 (20%)112 (80%)0.4 (0.2–0.80)0.62 (0.25–1.49)
Red meat consumptionNo17 (25.0%)51(75.0%)1.0(0.51–1.98)0.92(0.44–1.92)
Yes31 (25%)93 (75%)11
Maternal anemiaYes8 (24.2%)25 (75.8%)0.95(0.39–2.28)0.79(0.29–2.13)
No44 (27.7%)115 (72.3%)11
ResidenceRural9 (31%)20 (69%)1.43(0.60–3.39)1.19(0.39–3.59)
Urban39 (23.9%)124 (76.1%)11
  1. N.B: Bold numeric indicate significant association