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Table 6 Multiple linear regression model for predictors of placental malaria density

From: Relationship between placenta malaria and mother to child transmission of HIV infection in pregnant women in South East Nigeria

Independent significant factorsCoefficientStandard errorP95% Confidence interval
UpperLower
Gestational age (weeks)
 < 1411111
 14–20167.60297.850.574− 420.74755.96
 21–27− 360.73434.870.408− 1219.73498.26
 28–35− 329.801229.030.789− 2757.492097.89
Booking CD4 count
 351–50011111
 < 2501639.69712.700.023*231.893047.49
 250–3501027.12458.580.027*121.291932.96
 > 500− 52.89306.050.863− 657.45551.65
CD4 count at 36
 351–50011111
 < 250− 1143.2792.620.151− 2708.87422.47
 250–350− 821.94511.780.110− 1832.87188.98
 > 500− 308.30291.460.292− 884.04267.42
Use of ITN
 Yes11111
 No110.78224.920.623− 333.51555.07
IPT dose
 3 doses11111
 0 dose281.071216.530.818− 2121.922684.07
 1 dose− 927.64506.840.069− 1928.8073.51
 2 doses517.28239.100.032*44.98989.58
Treatment of malaria
 Yes11111
 No6357.33283.13< 0.001*5798.066916.60
  1. * Statistically significant