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Table 2 Associations between malaria test positivity and characteristics of individuals tested for malaria at TPC hospital

From: Ten years of monitoring malaria trend and factors associated with malaria test positivity rates in Lower Moshi

Variable COR (95% CI) p-value AOR (95% CI) p-value
Age categories
 0–5 0.78 (0.59–1.03) 0.085 0.78 (0.59–1.03) 0.083
 6–15 1.64 (1.27–2.12) 0.001 1.65 (1.28–2.13) 0.001
 16–30 1.48 (1.17–1.88) 0.001 1.49 (1.17–1.89) 0.001
 31–45 1.13 (0.88–1.45) 0.351 1.13 (0.88–1.45) 0.329
 46–65 1   1  
 66 +  1.03 (0.72–1.45) 0.884 1.32 (0.72–1.48) 0.858
Gender
 Female 1   1  
 Male 1.12 (0.98–1.28) 0.083 1.54 (1.00–1.31) 0.044
  1. COR crude odds ratios, AOR adjusted odds ratios