TABLE 3.

Logistic Regression Predicting Iron Deficiency

Odds Ratio95% Confidence IntervalP Value
Age
 2–5 y1.20.7–2.2.4
 6–11 y1.0
 12–16 y2.61.4–4.6.002
Gender
 Female2.61.7–3.9<.0001
 Male1.0
Race/ethnicity
 White1.0
 Black1.30.7–2.2.3
 Mexican American3.52.2–5.8<.0001
 Other3.82.0–7.1<.0001
Poverty status
 Below poverty2.00.9–4.2.06
 Above poverty1.0
Caretaker education
 <12th grade0.70.3–1.5.4
 12th grade1.00.5–2.0.9
 >12th grade1.0
BMI percentile
 <85%1.0
 ≥85% to <95%2.01.2–3.5.01
 ≥95%2.31.4–3.9.002