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Table 5 Linear regression output for determinants of hemoglobin concentration in lactating mothers (dependent variable = hemoglobin concentration in g/dl) (n = 1101)

From: Pregnant mothers are more anemic than lactating mothers, a comparative cross-sectional study, Bahir Dar, Ethiopia

Variables B coefficient [95% CI] t P-value
MUAC 0.25 [0.21, 0.29] 11.08 <0.01
Parity −0.14 [−0.21, −0.06] −3.64 <0.01
Age of lactating mother −0.03[−0.05, −0.01] −3.43 <0.01
Frequency of breast feeding −0.28 [−0.33, −0.24] −12.96 <0.01