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Table 4 Bivariate and multivariate logistic regression between different level predictors and inadequate minimum dietary diversity of children aged 6–23 months, EDHS 2016

From: Determinants of inadequate minimum dietary diversity among children aged 6–23 months in Ethiopia: secondary data analysis from Ethiopian Demographic and Health Survey 2016

Characteristics COR Risk for inadequate minimum dietary diversity
95% (CI) p value AOR 95% (CI) p value
Reads newspaper or magazine        < 0.001
Not at all [R]
Less than once a week 0.22 (0.13, 0.38) 0.000 0.44 (0.23, 0.83) 0.012  
At least once a week 0.07 (0.03, 0.19) 0.000 0.19 (0.07, 0.46) 0.000  
Listen to radio        < 0.001
Not at all [R]
Less than once a week 0.47 (0.29, 0.74) 0.001 0.72 (0.42, 1.24) 0.245  
At least once a week 0.23 (0.16, 0.33) 0.000 0.43 (0.30, 0.62) 0.000  
Father’s education        < 0.001
No education [R]
Primary 0.46 (0.28, 0.75) 0.002 0.59 (0.37, 0.94) 0.028  
Secondary and higher 0.25 (0.15, 0.40) 0.002 0.62 (0.36, 1.09) 0.102  
Household wealth index        < 0.001
Poorest [R]
Poorer 0.58 (0.31, 1.06) 0.081 0.66 (0.37, 1.17) 0.156  
Middle 0.56 (0.31, 1.02) 0.059 0.79 (0.44, 1.41) 0.433  
Richer 0.41 (0.22, 0.75) 0.004 0.69 (0.38, 1.27) 0.240  
Richest 0.16 (0.08, 0.29) 0.000 0.40 (0.21, 0.76) 0.005