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Table 4 Parameter estimates from univariate and multivariable logistic regression model predicting the likelihood that a pregnant woman is co-infected with STH and malrai, Gilgel Gibe Dam area, Southwest Ethiopia, August to September 2011

From: Prevalence Soil Transmitted Helminthiasis and malaria co-infection among pregnant women and risk factors in Gilgel Gibe dam Area, Southwest Ethiopia

Variables Malaria and STH co-infection COR CI AOR CI p-value
Total Co-infected
Residence        
Rural 195 19 1.77 0.82-3.81    
Urban 193 11 1     
House type        
Thatched 148 16 1.96 0.92-4.13    
Corrugated iron sheet 240 14 1     
Presence of stagnant water        
Yes 62 10 2.94 1.30-6.64 2.89 1.28-6.99 0.012
No 326 20 1    1  
Utilization of human feces as fertilizer        
Yes 32 7 4.05 1.59-10.36 5.34 1.99-14.28 0.001
No 356 23 1    1  
Habit of eating soil        
Yes 22 5 4.01 1.37-11.77 4.64 1.50-14.36 0.008
No 366 25 1    1  
Trimester        
Third trimester 143 13 1.16 0.29-2.15    
Second trimester 157 10 0.78 0.44-3.02    
First trimester 88 7 1     
Parity        
Multigravide 263 22 1.33 0.58-3.09    
Primigravide 125 8 1     
  1. COR Crude odds ratio, AOR Adjusted Odds Ratio, C.I Confidence Interval.