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Table 2 Association between G6PD deficiency with different socio-demographic factors and clinical factors, Metehara Health Center, Eastern Ethiopia, September 2020 to September 2021

From: Prevalence of G6PD deficiency and distribution of its genetic variants among malaria-suspected patients visiting Metehara health centre, Eastern Ethiopia

Characteristics G6PDd status COR (95% CI) p-value AOR (95% CI) p-value
Deficient Normal
Sex       
 Male 9 300 1*   1*  
 Female 9 180 1.7 (0.68–4.3) 0.29 3.0 (1.1–8.6) 0.032
Age group (years)       
 ≥ 15 16 423 1*   1*  
 6–14 1 54 0.49 (0.06–3.8) 0.49 0.44(0.06–3.5) 0.44
 ≤ 5 1 3 8.8 (0.87–89.4) 0.07 35 (2.6–471) 0.007
Residence       
 Urban 12 328 1*   1*  
 Rural 6 152 1.08 (0.4–2.93) 0.88 0.9 (0.32–2.6) 0.88
History of malaria infection       
 No 6 304 1*   1*  
 Yes 12 176 3.5 (1.27–9.4) 0.015 4.0(1.2–12.7) 0.02
Malaria status       
 Negative 6 253 1*   1*  
 Positive 12 227 2.23 (0.82–6.0) 0.12 2.4 (0.73–7.7) 0.15
  1. * Statistical reference