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Table 3 Risk of malaria parasitaemia and pregnancy outcomes among parturient women who received IPT-SP, pyrimethamine or no chemoprophylaxis in Ibadan, Nigeria

From: Intermittent preventive treatment with sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine is effective in preventing maternal and placental malaria in Ibadan, south-western Nigeria

Parameter IPT-SP vs Pyrimethamine IPT-SP vs No Chemoprophylaxis
  OR 95% CI p-value OR 95% CI p-value
Maternal parasitaemia 0.612 0.39–0.96 0.036 0.57 0.35 9 091 0.019
Placental parasitaemia 0.582 0.37 – 0.91 0.02 0.577 0.36 – 0.93 0.022
Maternal anemia (Haematocrit <30%) 1.62 0.91 – 2.92 0.11 3.008 1.74 – 5.19 <0.0001
Pre-term delivery (GA <37 weeks) 2.03 1.31 – 3.31 0.002 2.88 1.84 – 4.35 <0.0001