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Table 3 Univariate and multivariate logistic regression coefficients for the identification of risk factors associated to G6PD deficiency measured by RDT

From: Heterogeneity of G6PD deficiency prevalence in Mozambique: a school-based cross-sectional survey in three different regions

Risk factors   G6PD deficiency Unadjusted Adjusteda
Prevalence (total) 95% CI OR 95% CI OR 95% CI LRT p value
Gender Female 0.11 (1151) 0.09–0.13 1   1   0.02
Male 0.14 (875) 0.12–0.17 1.4 1.0–1.8 1.4 1.0–1.8
Area Pemba 0.08 (895) 0.07–0.10 1   1   <0.001
Mocuba 0.17 (501) 0.14–0.20 2.2 1.6–3.1 2.2 1.6–3.1
Manhiça 0.15 (630) 0.12–0.18 1.9 1.4–2.6 1.9 1.4–2.7
Language Emakhuwa 0.09 (638) 0.07–0.12 1   1   0.002
Shimakonde 0.09 (129) 0.05–0.16 1.0 0.5–2.0 1.0 0.5–1.9
Elomwe 0.17 (103) 0.11–0.26 2.1 1.2–3.8 2.1 1.2–3.7
Xichangana 0.17 (415) 0.14–0.21 2.1 1.4–3.0 2.1 0.5–1.9
Portuguese 0.12 (407) 0.09–0.16 1.4 0.9–2.0 1.4 1.2–3.7
Other 0.13 (334) 0.09–0.17 1.4 0.9–2.2 1.0 0.9–2.2
Transfusion history No 0.12 (1999) 0.11–0.14 1     
Yes 0.09 (23) 0.01–0.28 0.7 0.2–2.9   
  1. aModel adjusted for the variable gender