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Table 2 Factors associated with contracting malaria in Honde Valley, Mutasa District. 2014

From: Factors associated with malaria infection in Honde valley, Mutasa district, Zimbabwe, 2014: a case control study

Factor Cases
n (%)
Controls
n (%)
OR 95 % CI
Age
 Under 5 9 (10, 3) 1 (1, 1) 9.9 1, 2–80.1
 Above 5 78 (89, 7) 86 (98, 9)   
Not using repellents
 Yes 76 (88, 4) 42 (48, 7) 8, 3 3, 8–18, 0
 No 10 (11, 6) 45 (51, 7)   
Outdoor activities before dawn and after dusk
 Yes 81 (93, 1) 71 (81, 6) 2, 8 1, 0–7, 6
 No 6 (6, 89) 16 (18, 39)   
House sprayed
 Yes 75 (87, 4) 70 (80, 5) 1, 7 0, 8–3, 8
 No 11 (12, 6) 17 (19, 5)   
Sleeping under net
 Yes 56 (65, 1) 76 (87, 4) 0, 3 0,1–0,6
 No 30 (34, 9) 11 (12, 6)   
Wearing protective when outdoors
 Yes 10 (11, 5) 45 (51, 7) 0, 1 0,1–0,3
 No 77 (88, 5) 42 (48, 3)