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Table 3 Anthropometric status at 3 weeks post- partum by predisposing and enabling factors in mothers’ during pregnancy at 7 months of gestational age (n = 593)

From: Determinants of periodontal health in pregnant women and association with infants’ anthropometric status: a prospective cohort study from Eastern Uganda

   WHZ>-2 WAZ<-2 HAZ<-2 Birth weight
Predisposing/enabling   % (n) % (n) % (n) <2500gram
      % (n)
Place of residence: Urban 2.2 (3) 9.4 (13) 10.0 (15) 8.0 (7)
  Rural 1.9 (8) 6.0 (27) 9.8 (44) 8.1 (10)
Age: ≤ 20 yr 4.2 (6) 9.2 (14) 8.5 (13) 7.4 (4)
  21-30 yr 1.7 (5) 5.9 (18) 9.6 (29) 9.5 (11)
  31-45 yr 0.0 (0)* 6.6 (8) 12.2 (159 7.7 (3)
Education: Low 2.6(9) 6.5 (24) 8.4 (31) 10.4 (11)
  High 1.3 (2) 8.6 (15) 12.6 (22) 7.4 (79
Parity: One child or more 2.1 (9) 5.7 (26) 9.6 (44) 8.3 (12)
  None 1.6 (2) 10.8 (14)* 9.9 (139 9.4 (6)
Attended antenatal care: No 5.7 (8) 5.3 (8) 8.7 (13) 7.3 (3)
  Yes 0.7 (3)** 7.4 (32) 10.2 (44) 9.1 (15)
Received Information about own teeth: No 2.3 (9) 5.7 (23) 8.4 (34) 7.7 (11)
  Yes 1.4 (2) 10.8 (16)* 12.8 (19) 12.9 (8)
  1. * p < 0.05, ** p < 0.01.