Skip to main content

Table 5 Risk of malaria occurrence among exposed study participants in the Bamendjou 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 0.18
0.093 to 0.36
0.33
0.2 to 0.45
0.12
0.05 to 0.28
23.08
12.65 to 38.34
24.48
22.02 to 35.96
0.32 < 0.0001****
Non-use of window and door nets 2.16
1.13 to 3.77
0.2
0.01 to 0.43
2.86
1.2 to 7.36
23.08
12.65 to 38.34
90.51
84.93 to 94.16
2.43 0.0286*
Non-use of insect repellent spray 2.81
1.48 to 5.44
0.19
0.07 to 0.3
3.55
1.62 to 7.48
74.36
58.92 to 85.43
55.06
47.28 to 62.61
1.66 0.0012**
Not draining stagnant water 1.2
0.69 to 2.09
0.04
− 0.08 to 0.16
1.26
0.61 to 2.58
48.72
33.87 to 63.80
56.96
49.17 to 64.43
1.13 0.5904
Not killing mosquito with a broom 0.57
0.33 to 0.1
0.11
− 0.02 to 0.23
0.49
0.24 to 0.98
53.85
38.57 to 68.43
29.76
23.36 to 37.07
0.77 0.0592
Non-use of mosquito coil 0.69
0.39 to 1.32
0.08
− 0.1 to 0.22
0.62
0.28 to 1.41
74.36
58.92 to 85.43
17.72
12.56 to 24.42
0.9 0.2639
Non-use of insect repellent body cream 1.13
0.46 to 3.34
0.02
− 0.25 to 0.17
1.17
0.36 to 3.98
92.31
79.68 to 97.35
8.86
5.35 to 14.32
1.01 > 0.9999
Non-use of mosquito candle 1.83
0.69 to 5.43
0.1
− 0.11 to 0.21
2.04
0.63 to 6.74
92.31
79.68 to 97.35
14.56
9.9 to 20.9
1.08 0.3048
Non-use of mosquito spray 1.22
0.56 to 2.91
0.04
− 0.16 to 0.16
1.28
0.47 to 3.25
87.18
73.29 to 94.40
15.82
10.95 to 22.31
1.04 0.8051
  1. *Significant P-values
\