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Table 2 Association between household sociodemographic characteristics, WASH status and household malaria by multivariate logistic regression analysis

From: Environmental and sociodemographic factors associated with household malaria burden in the Congo

Variable OR SE 95% CI P aOR SE 95% CI Adjusted P
Household size 1.3 0.08 1.14–1.49 < 0.001 1.43 0.13 1.18–1.73 <0.001
Preventive measures (ITN vs. other) 0.41 0.15 0.18–0.87 0.053 0.47 0.23 0.17–1.25 0.133
Periodic WASH intervention (Yes vs. no) 1.86 0.23 0.10–1.26 <0.05 1.83 1.15 1.10–2.54 <0.05
Water source (appropriate?: no vs. yes) 0.48 0.19 0.22–1.07 0.076 2.41 0.18 1.17–2.96 <0.05
Monthly income (< 50 USD vs. 50–700 USD) 1.71 0.28 1.23–3.51 <0.05 1.68 0.45 1.46–2.36 <0.05
  1. ITN Insecticide-treated bed net, aOR adjusted odds ratio, p p-value, WASH water-sanitation-hygiene status, USD United States’ dollar
  2. Italic values indicate the significance of p-values less than 0.05