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Table 3 Population Attributable Fraction of positive rapid test result for malaria associated with environmental risk factors

From: The role of age, ethnicity and environmental factors in modulating malaria risk in Rajasthali, Bangladesh

Covariates Population Attributable fraction 95% CI
Tribe
Tripura (reference)   
Bengali 14.5% -0.6% - 27.3%
Marma 23.8% 1.1% -41.2%
Other 7.3% -4.6% - 17.8%
Altitude (meter)
≤ 50 (Reference)   
51 - 100 11.2% -1.9% - 22.6%
> 100 9.3% 3.4% - 14.3%
Household density
1 - 200 (Reference)   
201 - 500 6.5% -2.7% - 14.9%
501 - 1000 4.4% 0.2% - 8.3%
> 1000 19.9% 8.6% -29.9%
Forest density
1st Tertile (n = 466) (Reference)   
2nd Tertile (n = 467) 17.6% 7.8% - 26.3%
3rd Tertile (n = 467) 47.7% 36.1% - 57.2%
  1. *estimated using the adjusted odds ratio