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Table 3 The effect of each measured variable on anaemia (Logistic regression)

From: An update of malaria infection and anaemia in adults in Buea, Cameroon

Variable OR(95% CI)* p-value
malaria parasitaemia   
aparasitaemic   
parasitaemic 4.33(1.21-15.43) 0.02
age(years) 1.03(0.97-1.09) 0.30
residence   
urban   
rural 5.13(1.57-16.78) 0.007
sex   
male   
female 8.83(1.83-42.62) 0.007
monthly income (thousand FCFA)   
<15   
≥15 1.64(0.46-5.86) 0.44
use of ITN   
yes   
no 2.19(0.43-11.08) 0.34
use of antimalarial at home   
yes   
no 0.39(0.11-1.38) 0.14
white blood cell count (thousand/μl)   
<3.7   
3.7-5 0.21(0.05-0.91) 0.04
>5 0.32(0.08-1.30) 0.11
  1. *adjusted for each other variable in the model
  2. p-values obtained from the Wald test the number of observations in the final model was 122