Table 3

Logistic regression model for mother–preschool child pairs: stunting in children <5 years old

AOR*p Value95% CI
Mild HFI1.260.2320.9 to 1.8
Moderate HFI1.660.0361.0 to 2.7
Severe HFI1.990.0071.2 to 3.3
Maternal obesity1.400.2660.8 to 2.5
Mild HFI and maternal obesity0.620.2070.3 to 1.3
Moderate HFI and maternal obesity0.460.0690.2 to 1.1
Severe HFI and maternal obesity0.230.0110.1 to 0.7
Age of children0.890.0070.8 to 0.9
Beneficiaries of food assistance programmes1.240.1190.9 to 1.6
Urbanicity
  Rural1.420.0061.1 to 1.8
Maternal education
  Primary school0.53<0.0010.4 to 0.8
  Secondary school0.460.0010.3 to 0.7
  Senior high school (preparatoria)0.34<0.0010.2 to 0.6
  Bachelor or higher0.480.0420.2 to 0.9
 Constant0.26<0.0010.2 to 0.4
  • *Model included all independent variables listed in the table.

  • AOR, adjusted OR; HFI, household food insecurity.