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Table 8 Factors associated with malaria parasite prevalence among the general population, The Gambia MIS, 2010/11

From: Does socio-economic status explain the differentials in malaria parasite prevalence? Evidence from The Gambia

Variables   Unadjusted Adjusted
  N OR (95% CI) P value OR (95% CI) P value
Age (years)   1.0 (0.1;1.0) 0.1   
Age group (years)      
<5 394 1   1  
5-14 693 1.3 (0.8;2.1) 0.2 1.4 (0.9;2.1) 0.1
15+ 1219 1.0 (0.6;1.4) 0.8 1.0 (0.7;1.4) 0.8
Health Region      
Western Region 114 0.6 (0.3;1.3) 0.2 1.4 (0.6;3.6) 0.5
North Bank West Region 195 0.4 (0.2;1.0) 0.05 0.4 (0.2;1.0) 0.05
Central River Region 1180 1   1 0.02
Upper River Region 765 0.5 (0.4;0.8) 0.003 0.74 (0.5;1.00) 0.05
Sex      
Male 1065 1   1 0.09
Female 1241 0.7 (0.5;1.0) 0.04 0.8 (0.5;1.0)  
Wealth quintiles      
Poorest 863 1   1 0.05
Second 484 0.7 (0.4;1.1) 0.2 0.8 (0.4;1.3) 0.3
Third 456 0.8 (0.5;1.2) 0.2 0.8 (0.5;1.2) 0.3
Fourth 286 0.4 (0.2;0.7) 0.001 0.4 (0.2;0.8) 0.01
Richest 165 0.2 (0.08;0.8) 0.02 0.2 (0.07;0.8) 0.02
Wall type      
Good 850 1   1  
Poor 1456 1.8 (1.3;2.6) 0.002 1.6 (1.1;2.3) 0.01
Floor type      
Good 1245 1   1  
Poor 1061 1.6 (1.1;2.4) 0.01 1.3 (0.8;2.2) 0.2
Roof type      
Good 1546 1   1  
Poor 757 1.8 (1.2;2.7) 0.004 1.5 (1.0;2.4) 0.07
Window type      
Good 1309 1   1  
Poor 991 1.3 (0.9;1.9) 0.2 1.2 (0.8;1.7) 0.4