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Table 6 Multivariate analysis of factors related to exclusive home management (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
Age group       
   12+ years 27 1   19 1  
   <5 years 25 0.68 (0.22–2.14) 0.514 24 0.49 (0.10–2.49) 0.391
Illness recognized       
   Home 22 1   18 1  
   Shamba 30 0.72 (0.23–2.26) 0.576 25 2.09 (0.36–12.04) 0.409
Type of closest provider       
   Health facility 15 0.82 (0.23–2.90) 0.760 16 1  
   General shop 18 0.36 (0.10–1.33) 0.126 15 0.33 (0.05–2.45) 0.281
   Drug store 12 1.32 (0.35–4.96) 0.675 12 1.25 (0.18–8.79) 0.821
Distance to health facility (km) 42 0.83 (0.68–1.00) 0.050 43 0.79 (0.63 to 1.00) 0.046
Distance to nearest provider (km) 42 0.82 (0.69–0.98) 0.029 43 - -
Location       
   Kilombero 24 1   18 - -
   Ulanga 28 0.33 (0.10–1.08) 0.066 25   
SES score 47 0.93 (0.64–1.35) 0.694 43 0.79 (0.46–1.36) 0.395
  1. * Wald test of significance of effect