Table 2

Logistic regression for low Ferritin and Iron deficiency Anaemia
Variable Regression coefficient (b) Standard error (b) Adjusted odds ratio ± 95% Confidence interval P Value
Severely Low Ferritin (i.e. Iron Depletion) S-ECC 0.64 0.32 1.89 0.0047, 1.27 .048
(Reference: Yes)
Multivitamin Use −0.26 0.30 0.77 −0.85, 0.33 .39
(Reference: Yes)
Yearly Household Income −0.038 0.32 0.96 −0.67, 0.59 .91
(Reference: >$28,000)
Iron Deficiency Anaemia S-ECC 1.88 0.45 6.58 1.01, 2.76 <.0001
(Reference: Yes)
Multivitamin Use −0.69 0.36 0.50 −1.39, 0.014 .055
(Reference: Yes)
Yearly Household Income 0.43 0.38 1.54 −0.31, 1.18 .25
(Reference: > $28,000)

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Schroth et al. BMC Pediatrics 2013 13:22   doi:10.1186/1471-2431-13-22

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