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Table 4 Factors associated with dietary practices of pregnant women in West Gojjam Zone, Ethiopia

From: Dietary practices and associated factors among pregnant women in West Gojjam Zone, Northwest Ethiopia

VariableDietary practiceCOR (95% CI)AOR (95% CI)
Appropriateinappropriate
Get nutrition education
 Yes56(8.1)140(20.1)2.02(1.3,2.9) 
 No82(11.8)416(60.0)1.00 
Food secure
 Yes127(18.3)417(60.1)3.84(2.0,7.3)2.25(1.1,4.5)
 No11(1.6)139(20.0)1.001.00
Intention
 Yes95(13.7)260(37.5)2.51(1.7,3.7) 
 No43(6.2)296(42.6)1.00 
Knowledge on diet
 High65(9.4)108(15.6)5.61(3.4,9.1)3.23(1.9,5.5)
 Medium42(6.0)159(22.9)2.46(1.5,4.1)1.81(1.1,3.1)
 Low31(4.5)289(41.6)1.001.00
Attitude
 Favorable76(11.0)154(22.2)3.20(2.1,4.6)1.69(1.1,2.6)
 Unfavorable62(8.9)402(57.9)1.001.00
Wealth index
 Richest42(6.1)94(13.5)3.30(1.7,6.3) 
 Rich34(4.9)108(15.6)2.33(1.2,4.5) 
 Medium21(3.0)118(17.0)1.31(0.6,2.6) 
 Poor26(3.7)125(18.0)1.53(0.7,3.0) 
 Poorest15(2.2)111(16.0)1.00 
Family support
 Yes66(9.5)189(27.2)1.78(1.2,2.5) 
 No72(10.4)367(52.9)1.00 
Edible crop production
 High52(7.5)91(13.1)3.13 (2.0,4.7)2.00(1.2,3.2)
 Low86(12.4)465(67.0)1.001.00
Household decision making
 Yes105(15.1)358(51.6)1.76(1.1,2.7) 
 No33(4.8)198(28.5)1.00 
Perceived susceptibility
 Yes92(13.3)263(37.9)2.22(1.5,3.2) 
 No46(6.6)293(42.2)1.00 
Perceived severity
 Yes112(16.1)374(53.9)2.09(1.3,3.3) 
 No26(3.8)182(26.2)1.00 
Perceived benefit
 Yes112(16.1)345(49.7)2.63(1.6,4.1) 
 No26(3.8)211(30.4)1.00 
Vegetable production
 High72(10.4)170(24.5)2.47(1.7,3.6)1.50(1.1,2.2)
 Low66(9.5)386(55.6)1.001.00
  1. AOR Adjusted odds ratio, COR Crude odds ratio, 95%CI 95 % confidence interval