Table 5: Thinness-regression coefficients (β) and 90% confidence intervals under the mixed effects logistic regression model for thinness by sex. Log odds of thinness versus normal BMI were modeled. Each model included age and an additional covariate.

Boys Girls
β (CI)exp(β) (CI)β (CI)exp(β) (CI)

AgeYears−0.10
(−0.26, 0.06)
0.91
(0.77, 1.06)
−0.18  
(−0.35, −0.02)
0.83
(0.70, 0.98)

Household size4 or lessReferenceReference
50.17
(−0.89, 1.23)
1.18−0.19
(−1.13, 0.76)
0.83
(0.32, 2.13)
More than 50.36
(−0.68, 1.41)
1.44
(0.51, 4.10)
−0.96  
(−1.88, −0.03)
0.38
(0.15, 0.97)

Mother’s educationPrimary or noReferenceReference
secondary or higher0.12
(−0.71, 0.96)
1.13
(0.49, 2.61)
−0.89  
(−1.68, −0.08)
0.42
(0.19, 0.92)

IncomeStandardised0.04
(−0.34, 0.43)
1.04
(0.71, 1.54)
−0.40
(−0.92, 0.12)
0.67
(0.40, 1.12)

Consumption ofOil1.13
(−2.62, 4.87)
3.08
(0.07, 130.32)
2.94
(−0.22, 6.10)
18.92
(0.80, 446.52)
Dal/pulses−7.44
(−19.26, 4.38)
0.0006
(0.43 × 10−8, 79.83)
1.82
(−5.64, 9.28)
6.17
(0.003, 1.08 × 104)
Meat/egg/fish−2.06
(−6.47, 2.35)
0.13
(0.002, 10.49)
0.15
(−3.93, 4.23)
1.16
(0.02, 69.03)

value ≤ 0.10.