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Table 2 Socio-demographic factors associated with vitamin B12 deficiency in a representative sample of pregnant women in Colombia

From: Vitamin B12 concentrations in pregnant Colombian women: analysis of nationwide data 2010

Characteristics Bivariate Adjusted modela Adjusted modelb Adjusted modelc
Age (years)d
13 to 17 1.02 (0.64–1.62) 1.02 (0.64–1.62) 1.14 (0.68–1.91) 1.14 (0.68–1.91)
30 to 49 1.15 (0.77–1.70) 1.15 (0.77–1.70) 1.14 (0.76–1.70) 1.14 (0.76–1.70)
Socioeconomic levelse
Level I 1.18 (0.68–2.06) 1.18 (0.67–2.08) 1.23 (0.70–2.17) 1.20 (0.67–2.16)
Level III 1.21 (0.56–2.61) 1.19 (0.55–2.58) 1.32 (0.60–2.92) 1.30 (0.59–2.89)
Level IV or more 1.36 (0.76–2.43) 1.35 (0.75–2.41) 1.40 (0.77–2.57) 1.40 (0.76–2.56)
Geographic areaf
Eastern 2.25 (1.39–3.66) 2.26 (1.39–3.68) 2.21 (1.35–3.61) 2.21 (1.36–3.62)
Central 1.80 (1.13–2.86) 1.79 (1.12–2.85) 1.78 (1.12–2.85) 1.78 (1.11–2.83)
Pacific (West) 4.34 (2.82–6.69) 4.34 (2.81–6.68) 4.42 (2.82–6.92) 4.41 (2.81–6.93)
Bogotá 1.53 (0.81–2.87) 1.51 (0.80–2.84) 1.44 (0.74–2.78) 1.41 (0.73–2.74)
National territories (South) 2.49 (1.55–3.98) 2.49 (1.55–3.98) 2.33 (1.44–3.77) 2.34 (1.45–3.79)
Urbanicityg
Rural 1.09 (0.78–1.52) 1.09 (0.79–1.52) 0.95 (0.66–1.36) 0.95 (0.66–1.36)
Ethnic grouph
Indigenous 2.13 (1.15–3.95) 2.12 (1.15–3.93) 2.22 (1.13–4.36) 2.21 (1.13–4.34)
Others 1.06 (0.67–1.65) 1.06 (0.68–1.65) 1.35 (0.80–2.29) 1.35 (0.80–2.29)
  1. Odds ratios (95 % confidence interval)
  2. aadjusted by age
  3. badjusted by ethnic group, geographic area, socioeconomic levels and urbanicity
  4. cadjusted by age, ethnic group, geographic area socioeconomic levels and urbanicity
  5. dreference group: 18 to 29
  6. ereference group: level II
  7. freference group: Atlantic (North)
  8. greference group: urban
  9. hreference group: black or afro-Colombian
  10. Significant odds ratios are shown in bold