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Table 5 Analysis of child attributes associated with anaemia

From: Malaria epidemiology in the Ahafo area of Ghana

Attribute n/N (%) ORβ, (95% CI) p ORγ, (95% CI) p
   Unadjusted   Adjusted  
Child age      
< 24 months 259/609 (42.5) 1 - 1 -
≥ 24 months 247/1062 (23.3) 0.41 (0.33 - 0.51) < 0.001 0.32 (0.25, 0.42) < 0.001
Height for age z-score      
Normal 424/1429 (29.7) 1 - 1 -
Abnormal 76/211 (26.0) 1.33 (0.99 - 1.81) 0.062 1.62 (1.11 - 2.37) 0.012
Weight for age z-score      
Normal 457/1550 (29.5) 1 - 1 -
Abnormal 43/99 (43.4) 1.84 (1.22 - 2.77) 0.004 1.52 (0.86 - 2.68) 0.147
Weight for height z-score      
Normal 456/1523 (29.9) 1 - 1 -
Abnormal 41/105 (39.1) 1.50 (0.99 - 2.25) 0.051 1.17 (0.70 - 1.98) 0.546
  1. β-Univariate logistic regression odds ratio (OR); γ-multivariate logistic regression odds ratio (OR); CI-confidence interval