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Table 5 Logistic regression analysis of factors associated with LBW among deliveries in Gondar University Hospital, Northwest Ethiopia (n = 481), February 2013

From: Adverse birth outcomes among deliveries at Gondar University Hospital, Northwest Ethiopia

Characteristics LBW Crude OR Adjusted OR
  Yes No (95% CI) (95% CI)
Residence     
  Urban 36 323 1 1
  Rural 18 104 1.55 (0.85- 2.85) 1. 13 (0.45- 2.18)
Pregnancy type     
  Singleton 49 419 1 1
  Multiple 5 8 5.34 (1.68- 16.98) 2. 26 (.34- 15.10)
ANC follow up status     
  Yes 42 373 1 1
  No 12 54 1.94 (0.98- 3.98) 0.98 (.35- 2.43 )
No of ANC visits     
  1 times 2 9 1.09 (0.13- 8.84) 0.35 (0.02- 7.25)
  2-3 times 15 113 1.30 (0.67- 2.55) 0.89 (0.37- 2.12)
  ≥4 times 25 252 1 1
Dietary counseling     
  Yes 34 317 1 1
  No 20 110 1.70 (0.94-3.07) 1. 75 (0.75 - 4.10)
Parity     
  Premipara 25 178 1.21 (0.68- 2.13) 1.29 (0.62- 2.69)
  Multipara 29 249 1 1
PIH     
  Yes 7 12 5.15 (1.93- 13.72) 5.84 (1.75- 19.55)
  No 47 415 1 1
APH     
  Yes 4 8 4.19 (1.22- 14.42) 2.49 (0.43- 14.29)
  No 50 419 1 1
Anemia     
  Yes 12 56 1.89 (.94- 3.81) 1.49 (0.79- 4.74)
  No 42 371 1 1
History of preterm/small baby     
  Yes 9 10 8.34 (3.22- 21.60) 8.40 (2.40- 29.40)
  No 45 417 1 1
Gestational age     
  Preterm 30 382 6.79 (3.66- 12.62) 5.51 (2.61- 11.62)
  Term 24 45 1 1