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Table 5 Logistic regression analysis of predictors of underweight among women (BMI ≤18.5, n = 649)

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

   95% CI for odds ratio
  B (SE) Lower Odds Upper
Underweight
Marital status 0.249 (0.53) 0.45 1.28 3.64
Education 0.343 (0.46) 0.57 1.41 3.50
SOL -0.186 (0.13) 0.65 0.83 1.07
No. of children 0.198 (0.19) 0.84 1.22 1.78
HFIAS 0.013 (0.03) 0.96 1.01 1.07
Dietary diversity -0.020 (0.15) 0.73 0.98 1.32
Age -0.093* (.05) 0.83 0.91 1.004
Residence (urban) -0.568 (0.42) 0.25 0.57 1.295
Constant -0.093 (1.67)    
  1. Model x2 (1) = 21.59; HFIAS: Household food insecurity access scale, SOL: Standard of living, No.: Number, SE: Standard error: *P=0.05.