Table 4: Multivariate logistic regression showing adjusted odds ratio between family history of iron deficiency anemia, infrequent intake of meat, and body mass index with anemia in child bearing age women in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

VariableAdjusted odds ratio (95% CI) value

Family history of iron deficiency anemia
 No1.00 (reference)
 Yes2.911.78–4.76<0.01
Meat intake
 Frequent intake of meat/week1.00 (reference)
 Infrequent intake of meat/week1.541.15–2.05<0.01
Body mass index (kg/m2)0.950.92–0.97<0.01