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Table 5 Linear mixed predicting MUAC of pregnant women in West Gojjam Zone

From: Effect of guided counseling on nutritional status of pregnant women in West Gojjam zone, Ethiopia: a cluster-randomized controlled trial

Fixed effectModel 1Model 2Model 3
VariablesEstimate (SE)95% CIEstimate (SE)95% CIEstimate(SE)95% CI
Intercept23.225 (0.069)(23.08,23.36)23.259 (0.127)(23.01,23.51)22.781 (0.399)(21.99,23.56)
Baseline MUAC (IG)  −0.163 (0.153)(−0.46,0.13)−0.116 (0.153)(−0.41,0.18)
Endline MUAC (CG)  −0.255 (0.063)(−0.37,-0.13)−0.255 (0.063)(−0.37,-0.13)
The intervention effect  0.615 (0.091)(0.43,0.79)0.615 (0.091)(0.43,0.79)
Food secure  0.032 (0.086)(−0.13, 0.19)0.027 (0.085)(−0.12, 0.17)
Age    0.011 (0.017)(−0.02,0.04)
Family size    −0.013 (0.055)(−0.12,0.09)
Have formal education    0.157 (0.191)(−0.22,0.53)
Use latrine    0.322 (0.137)(0.05,0.59)
Drink protected water    0.065 (0.148)(−0.22,0.35)
Random effect      
Level two variance2.77(0.17) 1.69(0.17) 1.28 (0.69) 
ICC0.798 0.442 0.564 
AIC4623.28 4567.33 4573.13 
Number of parameters3 9 19 
  1. SE Standard error, CI Confidence interval, IG Intervention group, CG Control group