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Table 2 Associations between malaria infection and travel to the mainland in 2013 and 2014

From: Infection importation: a key challenge to malaria elimination on Bioko Island, Equatorial Guinea

Year Age group years Travelled to mainland EG in previous 8 weeks Prevalence of P. falciparum infection Odds ratio (95% CI) p -value Adjusted odds ratio* (95% CI) p -value
% (N)
2013 2-14 No 26.4 (5,579) 1    
   Yes 56.4 (252) 2.80 (2.14-3.67) <0.001 3.04 (2.25-4.09) <0.001
  >15 No 17.2 (6,322) 1    
   Yes 27.8 (586) 1.65 (1.35-2.01) <0.001 1.77 (1.42-2.20) <0.001
2014 2-14 No 17.7 (6,810) 1   1  
   Yes 41.7 (288) 3.33 (2.59-4.29) <0.001 3.77 (2.90-4.90) <0.001
  >15 No 11.7 (6,618) 1   1  
   Yes 19.0 (626) 1.70 (1.37-2.10) <0.001 1.77 (1.41-2.22) <0.001
  1. *Adjusted for IRS coverage, net use, age, site level SCR, SES and sleeping in a house with closed eaves.