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Table 3 Variables associated with malnutrition among heart failure patients, JUSH, Ethiopia, from November 2013 to June 2014

From: Malnutrition and associated factors among heart failure patients on follow up at Jimma university specialized hospital, Ethiopia

Clinical profile Adjusted OR (95 % confidence interval) P-value
Serum hemoglobin 0.85 0.74–0.98 0.02
  1. -2 Log likelihood = 295.724
  2. Cox & Snell R Square = 0.017
  3. Nagelkerke R Square = 0.026
  4. Hosmer and Lemeshow Test, x2 = 9.5, P = 0.3
  5. The variables included in the multivariable logistic regression were diuretic use, ACE –I use, cause of heart failure, frequency of admission in the past 1 year, New York heart association functional class, serum hemoglobin level, total lymphocyte count