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Table 5 Population Attributable Fractions (PAFs) for selected risk factors of maternal undernutrition, N = 9949

From: Inequalities in maternal malnutrition in Ethiopia: evidence from a nationally representative data

Risk factors OR (95% C.I) adjusted PAF (adjusted) %
Age of the women (15–24 years) 1.439 (1.278–1.621) 7.93
Place of residence (rural) 1.743 (1.444–2.105) 39.64
Religion (Orthodox Christian) 1.133 (1.024–1.254) 7.51
Education of mothers (no education) 1.231 (1.091–1.388) 13.32
Education father (no education) 1.108 (1.198–1.230) 5.46
Wealth status (poorest) 1.274 (1.140–1.425) 6.23
Women’s work status (not working) 1.026 (0.875–1.204) 1.85
Family structure (monogamous) 1.337 (1.203–1.487) 5.75
Headship (female headed household) 1.067 (0.924–1.233) 1.43
 Total for all variables   89.12
 Total for only significant variables   80.38