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Table 2 Multivariate logistic regression analysis of predictors of anaemia in school children in the studied population (n = 928)

From: Coinfection of intestinal schistosomiasis and malaria and association with haemoglobin levels and nutritional status in school children in Mara region, Northwestern Tanzania: a cross-sectional exploratory study

Independent variable Categories Adjusted OR (CI) p value
Sex Female 1  
  Male 1.103 (0.844–1.442) 0.471
Age group (years) 6–8 1  
  9–12 1.067 (0.781–1.442) 0.683
  13–15 0.777 (0.533–1.133) 0.190
Malaria infection Not infected 1  
  Low infection 1.632 (1.182–2.255) 0.003
  High infection 1.307 (0.752–2.271) 0.342
S. mansoni infection Not infected 1  
  Light infection 1.337 (0.851–2.100) 0.207
  Moderate infection 1.870 (1.207–2.898) 0.005
  Heavy infection 2.075 (1.322–3.257) 0.002
Stunting Normal 1  
  Stunted 1.232 (0.813–1.867) 0.323
Thinness Normal 1  
  Thin 1.052 (0.602–1.837) 0.859
Underweight Normal 1  
  Underweight 1.596 (0.484–5.262) 0.442