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Table 4 Multivariate analysis of parasite density among positive asymptomatic children observed by cross-sectional surveys.

From: Malaria infection and disease in an area with pyrethroid-resistant vectors in southern Benin

   Parasite density
Variable Number Geometric average (95%CI) Adjusted multiplicative factor (95%CI) p-values
Age (year)     
<1 67 686(424-1109) 1  
1-2 205 734(541-994) 1.02(0.68-1.55) 0.900
3-5 346 497(422-587) 0.78(0.52-1.16) 0.175
Sex     
F 297 508(419-617) 1  
M 252 668(535-835) 1.29(1.01-1.63) 0.041
Village     
Aïdjèdo 59 398(272-581) 1  
Dokanmè 77 807(544-1197) 1.80 (1.10-2.95) 0.026
Kindjitokpa 99 509(388-668) 1.20(0.81-1.77) 0.302
Guézohoué 27 758(298-1928) 1.52(0.75-3.06) 0.195
Hékandji 82 489(344-695) 1.13(0.72-1.79) 0.528
Satré 129 732(538-995) 1.77(1.19-2.63) 0.013
Wanho 145 552(375-813) 1.37(0.88-2.14) 0.129
Season     
Dry 366 551(464-656) 1  
Rainy 252 640(510-803) 1.04(0.85-1.28) 0.657
Correct use of LLIN's     
No 256 684(552-848) 1  
Yes 362 525(435-633) 1.22(0.99-1.51) 0.057