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Table 5 Logistic regression on association between covariates with complete participation

From: Factors associated with population coverage of targeted malaria elimination (TME) in southern Savannakhet Province, Lao PDR

Covariates Participation Univariate analysis p value Multivariate analysis p value
Partial/none (n = 17) Complete (n = 141) Crude OR (95% CI) AOR (95% CI)
Number (%) Number (%)
Sensitization by District Health Team/Village Health Workers/Study Staffs 13 (8.7) 137 (91.3) 10.53 (2.35–47.14) 0.002 0.98 (0.04–20.54) 0.99
Attended meetings of TME 11 (7.4) 138 (92.6) 25.09 (5.51–114.24) 0.001 12.01 (1.14–125.99) 0.03
Village head explained TME to you 10 (7.5) 124 (92.5) 5.1 (1.71–15.19) 0.003 4.54 (0.94–21.75) 0.058
Study staffs explained TME up to 30 times 9 (6.4) 132 (93.6) 11.07 (3.65–33.61) 0.001 2.97 (0.58–15.19) 0.19
We get malaria from mosquito 14 (9.2) 139 (90.8) 9.26 (1.21–70.63) 0.032 0.12 (0.002–7.60) 0.32
Fever is the sign and symptoms of malaria 8 (6.5) 115 (93.5) 4.97 (1.75–14.12) 0.003 2.21 (0.46–10.63) 0.32
Malaria can be diagnosed through blood test 10 (7.2) 128 (92.8) 6.89 (2.24–21.16) 0.001 5.68 (1.00–32.30) 0.05
A healthy looking person can have malaria 3 (4.8) 60 (95.2) 3.45 (0.95–12.56) 0.06 0.97 (0.18–5.15) 0.97
Malaria can be eliminated by giving medicine to all the villagers 6 (4.9) 117 (95.1) 8.93 (3.01–26.51) 0.001 3.87 (0.74–20.08) 0.1
Everyone from my house participated 4 (4.7) 81 (95.3) 4.38 (1.36–14.12) 0.013 4.27 (1.3–14.02) 0.017
Had complaints after round 1 1 (4) 24 (96) 3.28 (0.41–25.94) 0.26 3.01 (0.33–26.97) 0.32
Had complaints with my HH members 3 (7.7) 36 (92.3) 1.6 (0.43–5.88) 0.48 0.89 (0.21–3.73) 0.88
Received enough information 9 (6.2) 137 (93.8) 30.44 (7.68–120.62) 0.001 0.37 (0.01–11.89) 0.58
Medicine was given to kill malaria parasites 8 (5.7) 132 (94.3) 16.5 (5.13–53.02) 0.001 6.77 (0.89–51.5) 0.06
Medicine did not cause many illnesses 9 (7.4) 113 (92.6) 0.27 (0.09–0.78) 0.016 1.16 (0.12–10.91) 0.89
Blood was taken to test for malaria parasite 7 (5.5) 121 (94.5) 8.64 (2.94–25.33) < 0.001 0.76 (0.04–11.75) 0.84
I liked all about MDA 8 (5.6) 134 (94.4) 21.53 (6.36–72.82) < 0.001 17.2 (1.66–177.99) 0.017
MDA is important 8 (5.6) 135 (94.4) 25.31 (7.21–88.81) 0.001 14.94 (1.3–171.27) 0.03
I will participate if MDA happens next year 8 (5.8) 130 (94.2) 13.29 (4.27–41.32) < 0.001 2.34 (0.27–20.05) 0.43
I would recommend MDA to others 5 (11.6) 38 (88.4) 0.88 (0.29–2.68) 0.83 0.18 (0.03–1.05) 0.057
  1. AOR adjusted odds ratio for age and sex