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Table 3 Multivariate linear regression and multivariate logistic regression analysis related to ethnicity of parameters with significant differences in univariate analysis and latency time

From: Prospective comparative multi-centre study on imported Plasmodium ovale wallikeri and Plasmodium ovale curtisi infections

  Regression coefficients 95% confidence interval p
Total WBC count, ×109 cells/L − 850.884 − 1931.456 to 229.689 0.121
Haemoglobin level, g/dL − 0.903 − 0.085 to 1.891 0.073
Platelet count cells/µL − 39,707.641 − 71,351.311 to − 8063.972 0.015
Creatinine level, mg/dL 0.095 − 0.024 to 0.215 0.117
LDH level, IU/L 12.537 − 160.156 to 185.230 0.885
INR 0.077 0.003–0.151 0.041
Time from arrival to onset of symptoms, days
 African patients − 41.108 − 127.135 to 44.920 0.344
 Caucasian patients − 75.001 − 144.040 to − 5.962 0.034
  Odds ratio 95% confidence interval p
Platelet count < 150,000 cells/µL 0.314 0.117–0.847 0.022
  1. Values show the relationship of P. o. wallikeri respect to P. o. curtisi. Italicface indicates significance
  2. WBC white blood cells, LDH lactate dehydrogenase, INR international normalized ratio