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Research Article

Determinants of Food Taboos in the Pregnant Women of the Awabel District, East Gojjam Zone, Amhara Regional State in Ethiopia

Table 2

Determinants of food taboo in public health institution in Awabel district, Northwest Ethiopia, April 15-May 17, 2016 (n=307).

VariablesHaving food tabooCOR(95CI)AOR (95CI)P-Value
YesNo

Age of the mother15-19 years11381.001.00
20-24 years40940.68(0.316,0.464)2.971(1.711,5.159)0.001
25-29 years28650.672(0.301,0.502)3.358(1.638,6.886)0.001
≥30 years2223.18(1.646,15.70)12.716(2.429,66.58)0.003

Income of the mother<650biir211191.001.00
650-1000birr22420.337(0.168,0.674)0.290(0.132,0.638)0.002
1001-1500birr16280.309(0.143,0.667)0.281(0.111,0.715)0.008
≥1500 birr22300.241(0.117,0.494)0.330(0.117,0.929)0.036

Previous ANC attendantsYes63181.001.00
No161581.22(1.89,5.408)2.33(1.257,4.336)0.007

Note: COR: crude odds ratio; AOR: adjusted odds ratio; CI: confidence interval.