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Table 5 Bivariate and multivariable logistic regression analysis of factors affecting complementary feeding practice of 6–24 months old children in Slum areas of, Bahir Dar City, Ethiopia, June 2016 (n = 278)

From: Infant and young child feeding practice among mothers with 0–24 months old children in Slum areas of Bahir Dar City, Ethiopia

Variable Complementary feeding practice COR (95% CI) AOR (95% CI)
Appropriate (%) Inappropriate n (%)
Place of delivery
 Hospital 14 (5) 92 (33) 4.2 (1.5, 11.3) 2.4 (1.1,7.3)
 Health center 6 (2) 166 (60) 1.00 1.00
Age of the mother (years)
  < 30 15 (5) 151 (54) 2.1 (0.7, 6.0)  
  ≥ 30 5 (2) 107 (39) 1.00  
Maternal education
 Less than secondary 7 (2) 186 (67) 1.00 1.00
 Secondary and above 13 (5) 72 (26) 4.7 (1.8, 12.5) 3.0 (1.2, 8.6)
Family members
  ≤ 3 6 (2) 119 (43) 1.9 (0.7, 5.3)  
  > 3 14 (5) 139 (50) 1.00  
Attended PNC
 Yes 12 (4) 85 (31) 3.0 (1.2,7.7) 4.1 (1.4, 12.2)
 No 8 (3) 173 (62) 1.00  
Have radio
 Yes 11 (4) 74 (27) 3.0 (1.1, 7.6) 3.2 (1.1, 8.8)
 No 9 (3) 184 (66) 1.00 1.00
Maternal occupation
 Housewife 7 (2) 150 (54) 1.00  
 Daily laborer/petty trader 8 (3) 85 (31) 2.0 (1.0, 5.7)  
 Government employee 5 (2) 23 (8) 4.6 (1.4, 15.9)  
  1. COR Crude odds ratio, AOR Adjusted odds ratio, CI Confidence interval