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Table 6 Results of best performing logistic regression model for cases vs controls

From: Risk factors for malaria in high incidence areas of Viet Nam: a case–control study

Variable Odds ratio for case p value
Occupation forest worker 3.533 (2.203–5.836) < 0.0001
Occupation other 0.2247 (0.07564–0.5724) 0.0034
Visited the forest 3.23 (2.376–4.404) < 0.0001
Number of days in the forest 0.9762 (0.9661–0.9863) < 0.0001
How long been unwell (days) 2.549 (2.308–2.827) < 0.0001
Had recorded fever 1.766 (1.155–2.735) 0.0096
Times had malaria in past 1 year 1.541 (1.103–2.219) 0.0155
Had prior malaria treatment 2.976 (1.950–4.530) < 0.0001
Attended government health center 1.952 (1.211–3.203) 0.0069
Attended private clinic 2.943 (1.488–6.183) 0.0028
Area under ROC curve 0.8712 (0.8559–0.8864) < 0.0001