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Table 2 Predictors of diarrheal morbidity in Bahir Dar town administration, northwest Ethiopia, May, 2015

From: Exclusive breastfeeding and rotavirus vaccination are associated with decreased diarrheal morbidity among under-five children in Bahir Dar, northwest Ethiopia

Explanatory variable Diarrheal morbidity Yes No Crude odds ratio(95% CI) Adjusted odds ratio(95% CI)
Sex of the child
Male 33 250 1.74 (0.97, 3.15) 1.65 (0.89, 3.05)
Female 19 251 1.00 1.00
Solid waste disposal system
No 15 95 1.73 (0.91, 3.23) 2.62 (1.19, 5.77)
Yes 37 406 1.00 1.00
Occupation of the mothers
House wife 18 194 1.00 1.00
Employed and private business 34 307 1.19 (0.66,2.17) 2.10 (1.02, 4.31)
Monthly income of the family
≤ 600 26 195 2.47 (1.13, 5.43) 2.99 (1.23, 7.24)
601–2000 9 139 2.27 (0.96, 5.25) 2.65 (0.99, 6.67)
≥ 2001 52 167 1.00 1.00
Rotavirus vaccine dose 2
No 32 167 3.20 (1.78,5.77) 3.96 (2.13, 7.33)
Yes 20 334 1.00 1.00
Exclusive breastfeeding
No 22 135 1.20 (1.11, 3.57) 2.69 (1.39, 5.19)
Yes 30 266 1.00 1.00
  1. Hosmer and Lemeshow goodness of fit test was checked; the result was 0.76