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Table 4 Risk of malaria occurrence among exposed study participants in Foumbot district hospital

From: Evaluation of malaria preventive measures among adult patients attending the Bamendjou and Foumbot district hospitals of the West Region of Cameroon

Variable Relative risk (95% CI) Attributable risk (95% CI) Odds ratio (95% CI) Sensitivity (95% CI) Specificity (95% CI) LR P-value
Non-use of LLINs 1.29
0.88 to 1.76
0.13
− 0.07 to 0.31
1.67
0.81 to 3.65
25
16.81 to 35.48
83.33
74.31 to 89.63
1.5 0.1898
Non-use of window and door nets 1.09
0.76 to 1.5
0.04
− 0.13 to 0.21
1.82
0.62 to 2.22
31.25
22.15 to 42.07
72.22
62.20 to 80.42
1.23 0.7362
Non-use of insect repellent spray 1.48
1.07 to 2.1
0.18
0.02 to 0.33
2.08
1.11 to 3.82
62.5
51.55 to 72.31
55.56
45.27 to 65.38
1.41 0.0214*
Not draining stagnant water 1.79
1.31 to 2.43
0.29
0.12 to 0.43
3.29
1.72 to 6.29
50
39.3 to 60.7
76.67
66.95 to 84.2
2.14 0.0004***
Not killing mosquito with a broom 0.92
0.66 to 1.37
0.04
− 0.14 to 0.22
0.86
0.41 to 1.79
75
64.52 to 83.19
22.22
14.87 to 31.85
0.96 0.7191
Non-use of mosquito coil 1.2
0.86 to 1.74
0.08
− 0.08 to 0.23
1.4
0.75 to 2.68
68.75
57.93 to 77.85
38.89
29.47 to 49.22
1.13 0.3366
Non-use of insect repellent body cream 2.02
1.32 to 3.26
0.29
0.11 to 0.42
3.31
1.63 to 6.68
81.25
71.34 to 88.29
43.33
33.58 to 53.64
1.43 0.0009***
Non-use of mosquito candle 0.79
0.58 to 1.12
0.12
− 0.05 to 0.3
0.63
0.31 to 1.23
68.75
57.93 to 77.85
22.22
14.87 to 31.85
0.88 0.2234
Non-use of mosquito spray 2.52
1.5 to 4.55
0.34
0.16 to 0.47
4.46
2.03 to 9.42
87.5
78.5 to 93.07
38.89
29.47 to 49.22
1.43 0.0001***
  1. *Significant P-values
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