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Table 4 Results of the Mantel-Haenszel adjusted odds ratios of nutrition status and type of infection on anaemia for the confounding effect of age and sex.

From: Malaria and helminth co-infections in outpatients of Alaba Kulito Health Center, southern Ethiopia: a cross sectional study

Type of infection % with underweight status cases who were anaemic(n/N) % with normal and overweight status cases Who were anaemic (n/N) Adjusted* Odds Ratio,(95%CI), x2(df), p-value Over all Adjusted**Odds Ratio,(95%CI), x2(df), p-value
Malaria 36.4 (28/77) 16.1 (19/118) 2.98(1.51-5.85) 10.4(1),0.001 2.62(1.71-3.99) 20.26(1), p < 0.001
Malaria/Hw 55.3 (21/38) 33.3 (21/63) 2.47(1.08-5.65) 4.6(1),0.031  
Malaria/Al 62.5(5/8) 25.8(8/31) 4.79(0.93-24.75) 3.8(1),0.05  
Malaria/Tt 66.7(4/6) 0 NaN(NaN-NaN) NaN(1), p < 0.000  
Malaria/mih 50(15/30) 34.1(14/41) 1.93(0.73-5.06) 1.8(1),0.182  
  1. * Within each cases the Odds were adjusted for both age and sex
  2. ** Within each cases the over all Odds were adjusted for both age and sex. For the combined data the odds were adjusted for cases, age and sex