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Table 3 Multiple logistic regression analysis of factors associated with parasitaemia and anaemia

From: A malariometric survey of under-fives residing in indoor residual spraying-implementing and non-implementing communities of Lagos, Nigeria

Factor Parasitaemia Anaemia
p value OR (95 % CI) p value OR (95 % CI)
Child age (months)
 6–12 0.16 0.19 (0.02, 1.87) 0.37 0.58 (0.18, 1.90)
 13–24 0.29 0.46 (0.11, 1.94) 0.99 0.99 (0.33, 2.99)
 25–36 0.37 0.53 (0.13, 2.11) 0.51 1.49 (0.46, 4.83)
 37–48 0.13 0.25 (0.04, 1.49) 0.45 0.65 (0.21, 1.98)
 49–59 Ref 1 Ref 1
Gender
 Male 0.56 1.36 (0.48, 3.86) 0.71 1.14 (0.58, 2.26)
Socio-economic status
 Lower Ref 1 Ref 1
 Middle 0.07 0.30 (0.08, 1.12) 0.65 1.23 (0.51, 2.94)
 Upper 0.52 0.66 (0.19, 2.34) 0.16 2.08 (0.75, 5.77)
Child sleeping under bed net
 Yes 0.74 0.83 (0.27, 2.54) 0.00*** 0.24 (0.12, 0.48)
History of fever
 Fever in previous 2 weeks 0.15 2.12 (0.75, 5.93) 0.21 0.65 (0.34, 1.27)
Malnutrition
 Yes 0.72 1.21 (0.42, 3.45) 0.46 1.31 (0.65, 2.62)
Place of residence
 IRS-implementing community 0.01** 0.17 (0.05, 0.62) 0.66 0.86 (0.44, 1.69)
  1. ** p < 0.01
  2. *** p < 0.001