Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism / 2020 / Article / Tab 4

Research Article

Nearly One in Three Lactating Mothers Is Suffering from Inadequate Dietary Diversity in Amhara Region, Northwest Ethiopia

Table 4

Bivariable and multivariable associations of factors with dietary diversity among lactating mothers in Lay Gayint District, South Gondar Zone, Ethiopia, March 2018.

VariablesDietary diversityCOR (95% C.I.)AOR (95% C.I.)
AdequateInadequate

Mobile phone
 Yes1031044.6 (2.945, 7.272)2.29 (1.152–4.546)
 No1653611

Home gardening
 Yes186110.7 (5.98, 19.22)4.1 (1.707–9.866)
 No250791

Pulses production
 Yes781057.3 (4.592, 11.629)4.8 (2.508–9.325)
 No10535

Income generating activities
 Yes50856.35 (4.23, 10.019)4 (2–8.331)
 No21857

Delivered in health center
 Yes1911273.94 (2, 7.388)4.7 (1.799–12.250)
 No7713

Household food insecurity status
 Food secured50724.6 (2.938, 7.254)2.4 (1.245–4.620)
 Food insecure2186811

Meal frequency
 Below 3 meals66511
 3 meals190714.9 (1.909, 12.743)2.5 (0.746–8.458)
 >3 meals156170.4 (23.470, 211.170)11.12 (2.735–45.243)

Adequate dietary diversity includes both medium and high dietary diversity categories; inadequate dietary diversity includes low dietary diversity.

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