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Table 4 Summary of the associations between intimate partner violence, illness and nutritional status of infants, Mbale, Uganda, 2003.

From: Intimate partner violence and infant morbidity: evidence of an association from a population-based study in eastern Uganda in 2003

Variable Violence n (%) No Violence n (%) Unadjusted OR (95% CI) Adjusted* OR (95% CI)
Is child on exclusive breastfeeding?     
   Yes 55 (52) 50 (48) 1.0 1.0
   No 193 (55) 155 (45) 1.1 (0.7–1.8) 0.8 (0.4–1.5
Complete vaccination for age     
   No 139 (55) 113 (45) 1.0 1.0
   Yes 110 (54) 95 (46) 0.9 (0.7–1.4) 1.0 (0.7–1.5)
Is child wasted?     
   No 236 (55) 191 (44) 1.0 1.0
   Yes 13 (43) 17 (57) 0.6 (0.3–1.3) 0.7 (0.3–1.7)
Is child underweight?     
   No 229 (56) 178 (43) 1.0 1.0
   Yes 20 (40) 30 (60) 0.5 (0.3–0.9) 0.7 (0.3–1.5)
Is child stunted?     
   No 232 (55) 189 (45) 1.0 1.0
   Yes 17 (47) 19 (53) 0.7 (0.4–1.4) 0.9 (0.3–3.3)
Has child had cough with fast breathing in past two weeks?     
   No 218 (53) 195 (47) 1.0 1.0
   Yes 31 (70) 13 (30) 2.1 (1.1–4.2) 1.7 (0.9–3.5)
Has child had fever in past two weeks?     
   No 109 (48) 116 (52) 1.0 1.0
   Yes 140 (60) 92 (40) 1.6 (1.1–2.3) 1.3 (0.8–1.9)
Has child had diarrhoea in past two weeks?     
   No 161 (50) 161 (50) 1.0 1.0
   Yes 88 (65) 47 (35) 1.9 (1.2–2.8) 2.0 (1.2–3.4)
  1. Note:
  2. Intimate partner violence was the major exposure variable.
  3. The child illness and nutrition variables were the dependent variables.
  4. * Odds ratios were adjusted for education of mother, parity, residence, and age of child.