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Table 2 Distribution of multiple regression parameter estimates for factors associated with risk of P. falciparum infection as estimated by equation (1), where the spatial component is presented in Figure (3, right)

From: Spatial variation and socio-economic determinants of Plasmodium falciparum infection in northeastern Tanzania

Variable OR 95% CI P-value
Age 1.41 1.345 1.477 <0.001
Age squared 0.983 0.980 0.985 <0.001
bed net use 0.796 0.716 0.883 <0.001
Bed net rate (Zero) 1    
Bed net rate (0-0.4] 0.809 0.718 0.911 <0.001
Bed net rate (0.4-1] 0.607 0.518 0.711 <0.001
SES -(High) 1    
   Medium 1.605 1.336 1.927 <0.001
   Low 1.611 1.359 1.910 <0.001
Type of roof (Thatch) 1.173 1.041 1.322 0.009
Type of wall (Mud walls) 1.155 1.001 1.333 0.048
Year -2005 1    
   2006 0.853 0.747 0.974 0.019
   2007 0.778 0.640 0.946 0.012
Short rains 1.124 0.995 1.269 0.059
PCD 0.760 0.680 0.851 <0.001
Altitude (by 100m) 0.664 0.640 0.689 <0.001
  1. PCD = Precense of passive case detection, SES = Socio-economic status