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Table 2 Univariate and multivariate analysis of factors influencing probability of positive malaria test (malaria blood slide and/or rapid diagnostic test, n=93)

From: Prevalence and clinical features of HIV and malaria co-infection in hospitalized adults in Beira, Mozambique

  OR (95% I.C.) p value
Univariate analysis   
Gender (M vs F) 0.27 (0.16-0.45) <0.001
Age (≥35 vs<35) 0.44 (0.27-0.72) <0.001
HIV infection (yes vs no) 0.71 (0.43-1.18) 0.100
Cotrimoxazole prophylaxis (yes vs no) 0.20 (0.14-0.61) <0.001
Antiretroviral treatment (yes vs no) 0.49 (0.24-1.01) 0.030
Multivariate analysis   
Gender (M vs F) 0.29 (0.17-0.51) <0.001
Age (≥35vs<35) 0.46 (0.27-0.77) 0.004
HIV infection (yes vs no) 0.84 (0.47-1.5) 0.568
Cotrimoxazole prophylaxis (yes vs no) 0.31 (0.11-0.84) 0.022
Antiretroviral treatment (yes vs no) 1.18 (0.44-3.15) 0.735