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Table 5 Fixed effects of univariate logistic regression models of symptomatology and type of infection

From: Plasmodium falciparum outbreak in native communities of Condorcanqui, Amazonas, Perú

Independent variable (predictor) Symptomatology (Asymptomatic) Type of infection (P. falciparum) Parasitaemia (Low)
OR (95% CI) p OR (95% CI) p OR (95% CI) p
Gender (female) 0.91 (0.53–1.57) 0.735 1.63 (0.82–3.24) 0.165 1.55 (0.88–2.75) 0.132
Age (children under 5) 1.37 (0.64–2.91) 0.419 0.72 (0.28–1.85) 0.495 0.85 (0.40–1.82) 0.679
Age (children) 0.85 (0.47–1.51) 0.572 1.03 (0.51–2.10) 0.930 0.83 (0.45–1.53) 0.553
Age (teenagers) 0.83 (0.42–1.62) 0.579 0.43 (0.16–1.17) 0.099 1.04 (0.52–2.08) 0.915
Age (youngsters) 0.63 (0.30–1.35) 0.237 0.35 (0.10–1.20) 0.096 0.91 (0.41–2.01) 0.813
Age (adults) 1.93 (0.90–4.11) 0.089 4.10 (1.93–8.72) < 0.001 1.65 (0.82–3.36) 0.163
Age (seniors) 0.67 (0.09–4.88) 0.696 1.22 (0.12–12.03) 0.864 0.55 (0.06–5.41) 0.610
Parasitaemia (low) 3.71 (1.97–6.98) < 0.001 2.74 (1.41–5.35) 0.003
Type of infection (P. falciparum) 3.32 (1.51–7.30) 0.003
  1. Numbers in italics represent significant values
  2. Children under 5, children (6–11), teenagers (12–17), youngsters (18–29), adults (30–59), and seniors (> 60)
  3. OR odds ratio