Skip to main content

Table 4 Distribution of dietary diversity among urban school age children in Merawi, North West Ethiopia, 2018 (n = 396)

From: Dietary diversity among school age children in Merawi town, Amhara region, Ethiopia, 2018: a community based cross-sectional study

Variablesdietary diversity
 YesNoCOR (95% CL)AOR(95% CL)
EducationEducated210113.034 (1.396, 1.396) 
Uneducated153221 
Marital statusMarried29630.459 (0.136, 1.550) 
Not Married6731 
Maternal occupationEmployed15892.327 (1.018, 5.318) 
Unemployed205241 
Family sizeLess than or equal four15191.812 (0.815, 4.025) 
Equal or greater five212241 
Age of the child6–8  0.373 (0.172, 0.809)0.31 (0.14, 0.70)
9–12  11
Access to informationYes343273.969 (1.467,10.742)3.18 (1.07,9.47)
No20611
Household food securityInsecure163.444 (.122, 1.615) 
Secured347301 
  1. 1 = reference, COR Crude odds ratio, AOR adjusted odds ratio and * = significant variable