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Table 4 Factors associated with change in serum level of Vitamin–D among fractured adult patients at University of Gondar teaching hospital, Northwest Ethiopia; 2016 (n = 118)

From: Change in serum level of vitamin D and associated factors at early phase of bone healing among fractured adult patients at University of Gondar teaching hospital, Northwest Ethiopia: a prospective follow up study

  Change in serum level of Vitamin–D after a month  
Characteristics Increased (#) Decreased (#) COR (95% CI) AOR (95% CI)
Age (in Years)
 18–30 24 30 1 1
 31–40 6 19 2.53 (0.87, 7.34) 3.08 (0.58, 16.32)
 41–50 8 12 1.2 (0.42, 3.41) 1.27 (0.28, 5.78)
 > 50 5 14 2.24 (0.71, 7.10) 1.27 (0.26, 6.18)
Residence
 Urban 21 23 2.16 (0.99, 4.68) 1.53 (0.46, 5.12)
 Rural 22 52 1 1
Religion
 rthodox 36 69 2.24 (0.70, 7.15) 1.53 (0.22, 10.45)
 Muslim 7 6 1 1
Time of accident
 1–12 h 32 65 1 1
 ≥ 13 h 11 10 2.23 (0.86, 5.81) 2.37 (0.51, 11.09)
Consumption of milk and milk products at 1st visit
 Yes 9 28 1 1
 No 34 47 2.25 (0.94, 5.38) 2.41 (0.55, 10.52)
DDSs at first visit
 Poor 14 60 6.43 (0.98,42.19) 0.55 (0.05, 6.57)
 Medium 26 13 0.75 (0.11, 5.06) 0.24 (0.02, 2.57)
 High 3 2 1 1
Fractured bone ossification
 Yes 30 13 11.01(4.55,26.63) 4.10(1.12,14.95)*
 No 13 62 1 1
DDSs after a month of fracture
 Poor 1 28 98 (10.95,876.79) 29.1 (2.27,371.65)*
 Medium 21 41 6.83 (2.39,19.50) 3.54 (0.95, 13.21)
 High 21 6 1 1
Consumption of milk and milk products after a month of fracture
 Yes 40 28 1 1
 No 3 47 0.05 (0.01, 0.16) 0.20 (0.05, 0.90)*
  1. Note:*Significant association in multivariate analysis
  2. DDSs dietary diversity scores, COR crude odds ratio, AOR adjusted odds ratio