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Research Article

Determinants of Anemia among Children Aged 6–59 Months Living in Kilte Awulaelo Woreda, Northern Ethiopia

Table 5

Association of household factors with anemia in children aged 6–59 months in Kilte Awulaelo Woreda, eastern zone, northern Ethiopia, 2013 ().

Variables AnemicOdds ratio (95% CI)
Yes (%)No (%)COR (95% CI)AOR (95% CI)

Household factors
Annual income
 <1000087 (68.5)40 (31.5)5.50 (3.6, 4.86 (3.2,
 ≥10000125 (28.3)316 (71.7)1
Availability of latrine/toilet
 Yes 162 (35.5)294 (64.5)0.68 (0.4, 1.0)
 No 50 (44.5)62 (55.4)1
Availability of pipe water (hand)
 Yes 120 (35.6)217 (64.4)0.84 (0.6, 1.2)
 No 92 (39.8)139 (60.2)1
Source of income for the household
 Agriculture 188 (36.9)322 (63.1)0.97 (0.2, 4.1)
 Employed5 (21.7)18 (78.3)0.46 (0.1, 2.6)
 Merchant 16 (59.3)11 (40.7)2.42 (0.5, 12.3)
 Daily laborer3 (37.5)5 (62.5)1

Variables show statistically significant association at value < 0.05. OR: odds ratio.