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Table 3 Univariate and multivariate analyses of the relationship between fever incidence and risk factors (logistic regression).

From: Malaria risk and access to prevention and treatment in the paddies of the Kilombero Valley, Tanzania

Risk factors Univariate Multivariate
  n Odds Ratio (95% CI) P* n Adjusted OR (95%CI) P*
% weeks at shamba overnight (10% increase) 688 1.09 (1.02 to 1.17) 0.013 667 1.06 (0.98 to 1.14) 0.142
Age (years) 676      <0.001
   0–0.9 24 2.63 (0.83 to 8.27) 0.098 23 2.51 (0.79 to 8.01) 0.119
   1–4.9 82 4.53 (2.38 to 8.58) <0.001 82 4.47 (2.35 to 8.51) <0.001
   5–11.9 150 0.64 (0.27 to 1.51) 0.317 150 0.71 (0.30 to 1.71) 0.448
   12–15.9 66 0 0.026 65 0 n/a
   16+ 354 1 - 347 1 -
  1. * Wald test of significance of effect, LLR test of significance of variable in the model