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Table 5 Multivariate Regression Models of good governance and other independent variables on wasting among children age 6–59 months in Ethiopia

From: Good governance, public health expenditures, urbanization and child undernutrition Nexus in Ethiopia: an ecological analysis

Variables Model_1 Model_2
Odds ratio R. Sta. err P-value Odds ratio R. Sta. err P-value
Government effectiveness 1.364 2.774 0.879 0.768 1.660 0.903
Regulatory quality 0.449 1.313 0.784 0.967 3.007 0.991
Control corruption 0.514 1.126 0.761 0.710 1.663 0.884
Region (Tigray region is ref.) Affar     1.702 0.164 0.000
Amhara     1.000 0.083 0.998
Oromiya     0.892 0.074 0.166
Somali     1.94 0.184 0.000
Beni-Gumuz     1.186 0.114 0.077
SNNP     0.983 0.083 0.842
Gambela     1.504 0.170 0.000
Harari     0.790 0.119 0.117
Addis Ababa     0.572 0.112 0.004
Dire Dawa     1.333 0.167 0.022
Sex (Male is ref.) Female     0.803 0.028 0.000
Partner’s education level (Ref. No education) Primary     0.875 0.030 0.000
Secondary     0.783 0.050 0.000
Higher     0.645 0.073 0.000
Current age of child (0 years is ref.) 1 years     0.872 0.043 0.006
2 years     0.529 0.029 0.000
3 years     0.370 0.022 0.000
4 years     0.447 0.026 0.000
Wealth index Quintile (Poorest is ref.) Poorer     0.908 0.052 0.089
Middle     0.895 0.052 0.058
Richer     0.806 0.048 0.000
Richest     0.779 0.054 0.000
Toilet type (Unimproved is ref.) Improved/modern sanitation     0.827 0.059 0.008
Drinking source (Unimproved is ref.) Improved source of drinking water     0.975 0.061 0.678
Residence (Urban is ref.) Rural     0.908 0.803 0.292
Highest educational level of the respondents (illiterate is ref.) Primary     0.885 0.052 0.036
Secondary     0.668 0.080 0.001
Higher     0.604 0.135 0.024
No of children under five (≤ 2 is ref.) > 2     0.993 0.049 0.892
Sex of household head (Male is ref.) Female     1.084 0.057 0.123
Respondent’s occupation (Not working is ref.) Paid working     0.953 0.052 0.497
Agricultural     1.069 0.055 0.378
Partner’soccupation (Not working is ref.) Paid working     0.859 0.083 0.196
Agricultural     0.994 0.089 0.945
Parity (parity≤3 is ref.) Parity more than 3     1.141 0.067 0.024
Age of women (15–19 is the ref.) 20–24     1.008 0.092 0.930
25–29     0.908 0.086 0.311
30–34     0.989 0.099 0.919
35–39     0.952 0.100 0.639
40–44     1.083 0.122 0.481
45–49     0.919 0.139 0.577
Number of householdmembers (1–3 members is ref.) 4–6 members     0.986 0.073 0.847
>  7 members     0.948 0.079 0.521
R2   0.0007 0.0462