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Table 2 Multivariate analysis of malaria prevalence in children <5 years old, stratified by residence area, 2010 (n = 1,325)

From: Heterogeneous decrease in malaria prevalence in children over a six-year period in south-western Uganda

  Odds Ratio (95% CI)
Child age (per 6 months) 1.16 (1.10-1.23)
Weight-for-age (Z score)  
   Urban area 0.80 (0.62-1.03)
   Rural area 1.00 (0.92-1.09)
Housing score 0.61 (0.41-0.91)
Socioeconomic score* 0.75 (0.64-0.89)
Education level (head of household) 0.87 (0.60-1.26)
Latitude  
   Urban area 0.72 (0.44-1.16)
   Rural area 1.55 (1.17-2.05)
Altitude (≤1,500 vs >1,500 m) 0.05 (0.01-0.23)
Child slept under bed net 0.61 (0.44-0.83)
  1. *Score reduced and standardized