Skip to main content

Table 3 Significant (p < 0.05), standardized correlation factors (betas, ß) of multivariable regression analysis of z-scores of children’s height (HAZ) and body-mass index (BAZ) and social indicators of their mothers living in the Lalitpur district, Nepal (spring 2014) in the minimum adequate model (MAM)

From: Association between socioeconomic status of mothers, food security, food safety practices and the double burden of malnutrition in the Lalitpur district, Nepal

  HAZ BAZ
Effect Beta (ß) Standard error (ß) P value Beta (ß) Standard error (ß) P value
Number of children/family     −0.135 0.062 0.029
Number of boys/family 0.185 0.087 0.035    
Education level of the mother 0.182 0.059 0.002 −0.147 0.062 0.018
Mother is unemployed −0.148 0.060 0.014    
Mother has a paid (mostly hard labour) job     −0.168 0.061 0.006
The family owns land 0.143 0.060 0.018 −0.167 0.061 0.006
Time passed since last pregnancy −0.213 0.060 <0.001    
Investigated child is a girl 0.314 0.086 <0.001