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Table 2 Effect of age (years) and helminths status on malaria morbidity rates in a cohort of children during a 1 year longitudinal study

From: Malaria, helminths, co-infection and anaemia in a cohort of children from Mutengene, south western Cameroon

Parameter Subclass % (n) Presence/absence of malaria episodes Prevalence of malaria episodes
Unadjusted p value OR 95 % CI Adjusted p value Unadjusted p value OR 95 % CI Adjusted p value
Age group (years) <5 52.6 (199) 0.005 0.47 0.28–0.79 0.004 0.019 2.34 1.15–4.75 0.071
5–10 45.5 (172)   REF   REF
Helminths status Positive 16.7 (63) 0.785 1.39 0.68–2.85 0.360 0.322 0.49 0.14–1.71 0.266
Negative 67.5 (255)   REF   REF
Haemoglobin genotype AA 51.9 (196) 0.734 1.14 0.62–2.13 0.667 0.506 0.71 0.29–1.75 0.451
AS 14 (53)   REF   REF
  1. Italic values represent statistically significant associations determined by binary logistic regression