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Table 1 Description of sleeted outcome and independent variables

From: Factors influencing childhood anaemia in Bangladesh: a two level logistic regression analysis

VariablesGroupCodeVariablesGroupCode
Children anemia statusAnemic children1ReligionNon-Muslim0
Non-anemic children0Muslim1
Administrative divisionDhaka1Mother’s anemia levelNon-anemic0
Chittagong2Anemic1
Barisal3Place of birth/deliveryHome1
Khulna4Hospital/Clinic2
Rajshahi5Children’s sexMale1
Rangpur6Female2
Sylhet7Children’s birth weightLow birth weight1
Place of residenceUrban1Average2
Rural2Larger than average3
Mother’s education levelNone0Children’s age groupAge < 2 year0
Primary12 ≤ age < 3 year1
Secondary23 ≤ age < 4 year2
Higher34 ≤ age < 5 year3
Maternal ageAge ≤ 20 years0Total number of children born1–2 children1
21 ≤ age ≤ 29 years13–5 children2
30 ≤ age ≤ 39 years26 and more children3
Age ≥ 40 years3Number of family members in the householdMember≤40
Toilet facilitiesUnhygienic1Member 5–101
Hygienic2Member≥112
House hold wealth indexPoor0Nutritional status of childUnder-weight1
Middle1Normal weight2
Rich2Over-weight3
Obese4