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Table 3 Association between nPCR positivity and sample characteristics (sex, age, elevation, bed net use and seropositivity)

From: Assessment of subpatent Plasmodium infection in northwestern Ethiopia

 PCR positive
Unadjusted OR (95% CI)P-valueAdjusted OR (95% CI)P-value
Sex
 FemaleRef Ref 
 Male1.3 (0.8–2.0)0.2310.8 (0.5–1.2)0.21
Age intervals (years)
 < 5Ref Ref 
 5–141.2 (0.5–2.9)0.7581.3 (0.5–3.4)0.535
 15–241.0 (0.3–3.1)0.9741.3 (0.4–3.6)0.702
 25–490.5 (0.2–1.9)0.3430.7 (0.2–3.9)0.528
 ≥ 500.4 (0.1–3.2)0.4070.5 (0.1–3.9)0.512
Elevation (m)
 > 2000Ref Ref 
 < 20007.2 (1.0–53.5)0.0525.0 (0.1–53.7)0.118
Use of bed net (N = 1798)
 NoRef Ref 
 Yes0.7 (0.4–1.3)0.2670.8 (0.4–1.3)0.345 
Seropositivity
 NoRef Ref 
 Yes5.9 (2.0–17.1)0.00110.0 (3.2–29.4)< 0.001