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Table 3 Both bivariate and multivariate result of factors affecting body mass index-for-age of adolescent girls, Amhara region, Northwest Ethiopia, 2013

From: Predictors of nutritional status of Ethiopian adolescent girls: a community based cross sectional study

  Low body mass index -for -age OR(95 % CI)
Variable Yes No Crude OR(95 % CI) Adjusted OR(95 % CI)
Age     
 10 to 14 118 381 7.08(3.99, 12.56) 5.83 (3.26, 10.44)
 15 to 17 38 381 2.28(1.21, 4.28) 2.06 (1.09, 3.89)
 18 to 19 14 320 1 1
DDS     
Low 53 134 3.48(2.30,5.27) 2.48(1.60, 3.84)
Medium 57 420 1.19(0.81, 1.75) 0.96 (0.64, 1.44)
High 60 528 1 1
Community based nutrition service utilization     
Yes 65 595 0.51(0.36, 0.71) 0.67(0.47,0.95)
No 105 487 1 1