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Table 4 Variables independently associated with the recommendation of malaria chemoprophylaxis in pre-travel consultations among individuals attended at the Instituto de Infectologia Emílio Ribas, in São Paulo, Brazil, from January 2006 to December 2010

From: Pre-travel malaria chemoprophylaxis counselling in a public travel medicine clinic in São Paulo, Brazil

Variable AOR 95% CI
Destination
Africa 1
Asia 5.01 3.23–7.14
Brazil 4.76 3.13–7.14
Latin American endemic countries 6.14 4.23–8.50
Other 8.33 5.88–12.50
Length of stay (days)
≤30 1
>180 2.63 1.67–4.00
  1. AOR adjusted odds ratio, CI confidence interval