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Table 4 Both bivariate and multivariate result of factors affecting low height-for-age in adolescent girls, Amhara region, Northwest Ethiopia, 2013

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

  Low height for age OR
Variable Yes No Crude OR(95 % CI) Adjusted OR(95 % CI)
Age     
10 to 14 262 237 6.34(4.51, 8.91) 6.07(4.00,9.22)
15 to 17 89 336 1.52(1.05, 2.21) 1.39(1.93,2.09)
18 to 19 53 304 1 1
Nutrition and health information     
No information 122 356 1.58(1.23,2.03) 1.94(1.46, 2.57)
Had information 282 521 1 1
Food insecurity     
Yes 153 467 0.54(0.42,0 .68) 0.65(0.50, 0.84)
No 251 410 1 1
Home gardening     
Yes 241 544 1 1
No 163 333 1.11(0.87, 1.41) 1.27(0.96, 1.67)