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Table 3 Inter-correlation of variables associated with nutritional status among women in Narok County, Kenya (n = 649)

From: Household food insecurity access: a predictor of overweight and underweight among Kenyan women

Variables

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

1. Marital status

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2. Educationα

–0.054

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3. HFIAS

–0.004

0.022

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4. SOL

0.004

–0.002

–0.280**

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5. HDDS

–0.020

0.048

–0.127**

0.266**

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6. Residenceβ

0.047

0.137**

0.098*

–0.408*

–0.068

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7. Underweightμ

0.044

0.146**

0.078*

–0.162**

–0.037

0.140**

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8. Overweightƛ

0.038

–0.052

–0.133**

0.257**

0.042

–0.169**

–0.178**

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9. No of children

0.12**

0.138**

0.167*

–0.305**

–0.154**

0.253**

–0.055

0.082*

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  1. Note: *P <0.05; **P <0.01, HFIAS: Household food insecurity access scale, SOL: Standard of living, HDDS: Household dietary diversity score.
  2. Score. 1 = married, 0 = single, divorced/separated; α1 = post-primary level, 0 = primary and lower level; β1 = urban, 2 = rural; μ1 = underweight, 0 = not underweight; ƛ1 = overweight, 0 = not overweight.