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Table 3 Results of univariate and multivariate analysis of the relationship between pregnancy weight gain and food security of pregnant women

From: Prevalence of food insecurity in pregnant women and its association with gestational weight gain pattern, neonatal birth weight, and pregnancy complications in Hamadan County, Iran, in 2018

Food security status Unadjusted R2 = 0.03 Adjusted* R2 = 0.11
b t p value Beta b t p value Beta
Food security Reference
Hunger-free food insecurity − 0.01 − 0.04 0.96 − 0.001 − 0.36 − 0.60 0.54 − 0.03
Medium-hunger food insecurity − 0.16 − 0.41 0.67 − 0.01 − 0.46 0.64 0.52 − 0.04
Severe-hunger food insecurity − 1.50 − 2.30 0.02 − 0.08 − 1.52 − 1.49 0.13 − 0.08
  1. *Adjusted for age, spouse age, pregnancy number, BMI, fetal gender