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Table 3 Multivariate representation of the selected risk factor associated with malaria prevalence after the AIC model selection procedure

From: Spatial clustering and risk factors of malaria infections in Ratanakiri Province, Cambodia

Malariometric variable Plasmodium( all) P. falciparum P. vivax P. malariae P. ovale
Variable Level OR LCL UCL OR LCL UCL OR LCL UCL OR LCL UCL OR LCL UCL
Age (years)                
  2-5 reference     reference     reference
  5-14 1.428 0.952 2.143     1.910 1.114 3.277     2.575 0.141 46.889
  15-39 0.966 0.641 1.455     0.978 0.559 1.712     0.838 0.039 17.896
  ≥40 0.895 0.571 1.402     0.755 0.401 1.420     0.000 0.000 Inf
Ethnicity                
  Khmer reference reference          
  Ethnic Minority 2.316 0.797 6.728 2.897 0.642 13.082          
Overnight plothut                
  NO reference reference reference reference    
  YES 1.525 1.173 1.982 1.916 1.340 2.742 1.439 1.028 2.015 6.872 1.527 30.932    
Use of bednet                
  NO              reference
  YES              0.231 0.036 1.471
  1. OR represents Odds Ratio statistics with respect to the reference category and LCL and UCL represent lower and upper 95% confidence limits based on a total sample size of N = 5583 individuals from 117 villages.