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Table 7 Logistic regression output of determinants of anemia in pregnant and lactating women (n = 1651)

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

Variables Anemia COR[95%CI] AOR[95%CI] P-value
Yes No
Residence Urban 260 605 0.32 [0.26–0.40] 0.68 [0.5–0.94] 0.02
Rural 450 336
History of malaria Yes 357 185 4.13 [3.3–5.17] 3.61 [2.63–4.95] <0.01
No 353 756
History of abortion Yes 77 18 6.24 [3.61–10.91] 6.63 [3.23–13.6] <0.01
No 633 923
Hookworm infection Present 228 119 3.27 [2.53–4.22] 3.37 (2.33–4.88) <0.01
Absent 482 822
Iron supplementation during pregnancy Supplied 186 837 0.04 [0.03–0.06] 0.03 [0.02–0.04] <0.01
Not supplied 524 104
Tea consumption Yes 295 176 3.09 [2.46–3.88] 3.63 [2.56–5.14] <0.01
No 415 765
Pregnant/lactating Pregnant women 187 363 0.57 [0.46–0.71] 2.24 [1.57–3.12] <0.01
Lactating women 523 578