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Table 1 Results from bivariate logistic regression models on Plasmodium falciparum prevalence data arising from pooled results with microscopy and RDT

From: Disparities of Plasmodium falciparum infection, malaria-related morbidity and access to malaria prevention and treatment among school-aged children: a national cross-sectional survey in Côte d’Ivoire

   Microscopy and RDT
Variable Total No positive (%) OR (95% CI) p-value
Age group (years)     
 5-10 3,486 2,558 (73.4) 1.00  
 11-16 1,636 1,227 (75.0) 1.09 (0.95, 1.25) 0.218
Sex     
 Male 2,714 2,068 (76.2) 1.00  
 Female 2,408 1,717 (71.3) 0.78 (0.69, 0.88) <0.001*
Socioeconomic status     
 1 1,076 897 (83.4) 1.00  
 2 1,011 805 (79.6) 0.78 (0.62, 0.97) 0.028*
 3 946 710 (75.1) 0.60 (0.48, 0.75) <0.001*
 4 966 648 (67.1) 0.41 (0.33, 0.50) <0.001*
 5 1,123 725 (64.6) 0.36 (0.30, 0.45) <0.001*
Setting     
 Rural 3,958 3,064 (77.4) 1.00  
 Urban 1,164 721 (61.9) 0.47 (0.41, 0.55) <0.001*
  1. Utilised model covariates were age, sex, socioeconomic status and setting.
  2. *Statistically significant (p <0.05).
  3. OR: odds ratio.
  4. CI: confidence interval.
  5. Socioeconomic status: from less wealthy (1) to wealthiest (5).