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Table 2 Estimated regression coefficients (Odds ratio and 95% credible interval (Crl)) for the posterior marginal density for the covariates used in the shared component model

From: Co-morbidity of malnutrition with falciparum malaria parasitaemia among children under the aged 6–59 months in Somalia: a geostatistical analysis

Correlates Wasting Low-MUAC Malaria
  Odds ratio 95% CrI Odds ratio 95% CrI Odds ratio 95% CrI
Individual data
 Vitamin A supplementation 1.00 (0.97–1.03) 0.98 (0.94–1.02) 0.93 (0.89–0.98)
 Measles vaccination 1.01 (0.97–1.04) 1.00 (0.96–1.04) 0.94 (0.89–0.99)
 Polio vaccination 0.94 (0.92–0.97) 1.01 (0.97–1.05) 0.95 (0.90–0.99)
 Diarrhoea 1.11 (1.08–1.14) 1.25 (1.21–1.30) 1.02 (0.97–1.07)
 Acute Respiratory Infection (ARI) 1.04 (1.01–1.07) 1.07 (1.04–1.11) 1.21 (1.16–1.27)
 Febrile Illness 1.04 (1.01–1.07) 1.08 (1.04–1.12) 1.14 (1.09–1.20)
 Suspected measles 1.02 (0.99–1.04) 1.02 (0.99–1.06) 1.00 (0.96–1.04)
 Sex of the child (Female) 0.85 (0.83–0.87) 1.11 (1.07–1.14) 1.02 (0.98–1.06)
 Child age (< 12 months as reference) 12–23 months 0.91 (0.89–0.93) 0.86 (0.84–0.88) 1.09 (1.07–1.11)
24–59 months 0.80 (0.73–0.87) 0.86 (0.79–0.93) 0.91 (0.83–1.00)
Household data
 Household size 1.04 (1.01–1.07) 1.13 (1.09–1.18) 0.96 (0.92–1.00)
 Number of under5 1.00 (0.98–1.03) 1.05 (1.01–1.09) 1.07 (1.02–1.11)
 Female household head 0.99 (0.97–1.02) 0.97 (0.94–1.00) 0.96 (0.92–1.00)
 Age of the mother (20–30 years as reference) < 20 years 1.02 (1.00–1.05) 1.01 (0.98–1.05) 0.96 (0.92–1.00)
31–40 years 0.94 (0.91–0.97) 0.85 (0.76–0.95) 0.92 (0.88–0.96)
41–50 years 0.92 (0.79–1.06) 0.89 (0.78–1.02) 0.99 (0.95–1.03)
> 50 years 1.03 (0.97–1.09) 0.74 (0.47–1.16) 0.98 (0.94–1.03)
 MUAC of mother 0.90 (0.88–0.92) 0.90 (0.87–0.93) 0.97 (0.93–1.01)
Food access data
 High carbohydrate foods 0.95 (0.93–0.98) 0.93 (0.90–0.97) 0.86 (0.81–0.91)
 High protein foods 0.95 (0.92–0.97) 0.94 (0.91–0.98) 0.93 (0.89–0.97)
 Fats 0.99 (0.97–1.02) 0.93 (0.90–0.97) 0.94 (0.90–0.98)
 Fruits and vegetables 0.97 (0.95–1.00) 0.96 (0.93–1.00) 1.03 (0.98–1.07)
Village data
 Enhanced Vegetation Index (EVI) 0.67 (0.65–0.69) 0.96 (0.92–0.99) 1.27 (1.21–1.33)
 Rainfall 0.94 (0.91–0.97) 0.91 (0.87–0.94) 1.20 (1.14–1.25)
 Temperature 1.15 (1.11–1.19) 1.17 (1.12–1.24) 0.80 (0.75–0.86)
 Urbanization 1.00 (0.97–1.04) 0.91 (0.78–1.07) 0.60 (0.53–0.68)
 Child slept under the net 0.98 (0.95–1.00) 0.99 (0.95–1.03) 0.83 (0.79–0.87)
  1. Bold values are significant