Table 4

Factors associated with CAS, anaemia and stunting among the study participants in Cheffe Cote Jebessa kebele, southern Ethiopia, 2017

AnaemiaStuntingCAS
COR (CI)AOR (CI)COR (CI)AOR (CI)COR (CI)AOR (CI)
Inherent factor
Child sex
 Boy0.6 (0.3 to 1.1)0.6 (0.3 to 1.2)1.4 (0.8 to 2.5)1.5 (0.7 to 2.9)0.6 (0.3 to 1.2)0.6 (0.3 to 1.3)
Child age0.9 (0.9 to 1.0)0.9 (0.9 to 1.0)1.1 (1.0 to 1.1)1.1 (1.0 to 1.1)1.1 (1.0 to 1.1)1.0 (1.0 to 1.1)*
Basic factor
 Mother education0.9 (0.8 to 1.0)*0.9 (0.8 to 1.1)0.8 (0.8 to 0.9)*0.9 (0.8 to 1.1)0.8 (0.8 to 0.9)*0.9 (0.8 to 1.1)
 Father education0.9 (0.8 to 1.0)1.0 (0.8 to 1.1)0.8 (0.8 to 0.9)*0.8 (0.7 to 1.0)0.9 (0.8 to 0.9)*0.9 (0.8 to 1.1)
Latrine
 Not improved pit latrine0.8 (0.4 to 1.6)0.7 (0.3 to 1.6)1.2 (0.7 to 2.2)0.8 (0.4 to 1.7)2.1 (1.1 to 4.0)1.5 (0.6 to 3.2)
 Improved pit latrine111111
Underlying factor
 Household family size1.1 (0.9 to 1.3)1.1 (0.8 to 1.3)1.1 (0.9 to 1.3)0.9 (0.7 to 1.2)1.3 (1.1 to 1.5)1.1 (0.9 to 1.4)
 Meal frequency1.2 (0.7 to 1.9)1.3 (0.8 to 2.0)0.7 (0.4 to 1.0)0.6 (0.3 to 0.9)0.7 (0.5 to 1.1)0.8 (0.4 to 1.4)
Household food security status
 Food secure0.7 (0.3 to 1.4)0.5 (0.2 to 1.3)0.6 (0.3 to 1.2)0.7 (0.2 to 1.8)0.4 (0.2 to 0.8)*0.3 (0.1 to 0.9)*
 Mild and moderate food insecurity0.6 (0.2 to 1.4)0.5 (0.2 to 1.3)0.8 (0.4 to 1.7)1.0 (0.4 to 2.5)0.8 (0.4 to 1.6)0.6 (0.2 to 1.5)
 Severe food insecurity111111
Last pregnancy iron supplementation
 No3.1 (1.5 to 6.5)*3.2 (1.5 to 6.8)1.2 (0.7 to 2.1)1.0 (0.5 to 2.0)3.7 (1.8 to 7.4)*2.9 (1.3 to 6.2)*
Immediate factor
Current breast feeding
 No0.6 (0.3 to 1.2)0.7 (0.3 to 1.6)0.3 (0.5 to 6.2)1.1 (0.4 to 2.7)5.1 (2.1 to 12.6)*2.0 (0.6 to 5.9)
  • *p<0.05.

  • AOR, adjusted odds ratio; CAS, co-morbid anaemia and stunting; COR, crude odds ratio.