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Table 4 Logistic regression for severe malaria among study participants diagnosed with Plasmodium falciparum at Chwahit Health Center, Northwest Ethiopia, 2013

From: Prevalence and clinical correlates of Schistosoma mansoni co-infection among malaria infected patients, Northwest Ethiopia

Variables Frequency of severe malaria β (95 % CI)
Severe malaria (%) Mild malaria (%)
Sex
 Male 25 (27.5) 66 (72.5) 1.00
 Female 13 (21.3) 48 (78.7) 1.64 (0.68–3.99)
Age
 6–10 9 (47.4) 10 (52.6) 6.823 (1.841–25.290)**
 11–15 9 (40.9) 13 (59.1) 3.464 (0.927–12.949)
 16–20 4 (13.3) 26 (86.7) 1.052 (0.277–4.000)
 21–25 6 (28.6) 15 (71.4) 1.528 (0.355–6.570)
 26–30 3 (15.8) 16 (84.2) 1.038 (0.205–5.258)
 30+ 7 (17.1) 34 (82.9) 1.00
Residence
 Urban 6 (21.4) 22 (78.6) 1.00
 Rural 32 (25.8) 92 (74.2) 0.775 (0.260–2.314)
S. mansoni egg load
 No egg 28 (23.3) 92 (76.7) 1.00
 Low intensity 3 (13.0) 20 (87.0) 0.380 (0.093–1.558)
 Moderate-heavy intensity 7 (77.8) 2 (22.2) 15.581 (2.717–89.365)**
  1. β coefficient of regression, CI confidence interval
  2. ** Statistically significant with p value less than 0.05