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Table 4 Factors associated with dietary practices of the pregnant women in Buno Bedele zone, south west Ethiopia, Aug, 2020 (n = 592)

From: Nutritional practice of pregnant women in Buno Bedele zone, Ethiopia: a community based cross-sectional study

Variable Category Dietary practice COR (95% CI) AOR (95% CI) P-value
Good Poor
Mothers educational status Unable to read& write 33 (27.9) 85 (72.3) 1 1  
Primary 115 (35.4) 210 (64.6) 1.41 (0.47, 3.04) 1.52(0.47, 3.45)  
Secondary & above 37 (24.8) 112 (75.2) 0.85 (0.28, 1.70) 1.33 (0.34, 2.08)* 0.03
Income  1000 55 (31.3) 121 (68.7) 1 1  
1000–2000 43 (14.5) 253 (85.5) 0.37 (0.23, 0.64) 0.36(0.23, 0.55)  
≥ 2000 87 (72.5) 33 (27.5) 5.8 (5.17, 6.78) 5.7 (5.1, 6.65)* 0.000
Dietary knowledge Good 135 (39.7) 205 (60.3) 2.66 (1.47, 4.27) 3.03 (1.98, 4.18)* 0.001
Poor 50 (19.8) 202 (80.2) 1 1  
Pregnancy interval  < 2 years 30 (60) 20(40) 4.46 (3.06, 6.65) 4.16 (2.74, 6.49)* 0.01
2–5 years 116 (30.1) 270 (69.9) 1.28 (0.80, 1.85) 1.45 (0.85, 2.32)  
 > 5 years 39 (25) 117 (75) 1 1  
  1. *Statistically significantly associated