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Table 1 Risk factors.

From: Spatial prediction of malaria prevalence in an endemic area of Bangladesh

    Bivariate logistic regression
Variables N (Population screened for RDT) No. of malaria positives (%) OR 95% CI P-Value
Sex      
Female 416 55 (16.47) 1   
Male 334 61 (14.66) 1.14 0.77 - 1.71 0.497
Age      
0-4 49 15 (30.61) 1   
5-14 154 48 (31.17) 1.03 0.51 - 2.06 0.942
15-49 436 46 (10.55) 0.27 0.14 - 0.53 0.001
≥ 50 111 7 (6.31) 0.15 0.06 - 0.41 0.001
Education      
No 347 58 (16.71) 1   
Yes 403 58 (14.39) 0.84 0.56 -- 1.24 0.381
Economic status      
All the year deficient 126 16 (12.70) 1   
Deficient sometimes 268 37 (13.81) 1.10 0.59 - 2.07 0.764
Neither deficient nor surplus 239 46 (19.25) 1.64 0.89 - 3.03 0.116
Surplus 117 17 (14.53) 1.17 0.56 - 2.44 0.677
Number of bed net      
≤ 2 87 14 (16.09) 1   
≥ 2 663 102 (15.38) 0.95 0.52 -- 1.74 0.864
Forest      
Woodlot 32 4 (12.50) 0.98 0.33 - 2.95 0.974
Fragmented forest 315 40 (12.70) 1   
Deep forest 403 72 (17.87) 1.5 0.98 - 2.27 0.059
Altitude      
1 - 44 199 25 (12.56) 1   
45 -- 54 193 31 (16.06) 1.33 0.75 - 2.35 0.323
55 -- 64 185 29 (15.68) 1.29 0.73 - 2.30 0.381
65+ 173 31 (17.92) 1.52 0.86 - 2.69 0.151