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Table 3 Logistic regression analysis of factors associated with IPIs among food handlers in Wollo University student’s cafeteria, 2018 (N = 200)

From: Prevalence and associated risk factors of intestinal parasitic infections among asymptomatic food handlers in Wollo University student’s cafeteria, Northeastern Ethiopia

Variables Infected (%) COR (95% CI) AOR (95% CI) P-value
Sex
 Male 7 1.29 (0.52, 3.21)
 Female 23 1
Age (in years)
 < 20 5 0.67 (0.14, 3.24)
 21–30 12 1.01 (0.28, 4.29)
 31–40 10 1.06 (0.26, 4.29)
 > 40 3 1
Residence
 Rural 15 3.86 (1.72, 8.64) 3.16 (1.26, 7.95) 0.014*
 Urban 15 1 1  
Educational status
 Illiterate 6 0.19 (0.04, 0.86)
 Primary school 8 0.29 (0.07, 1.20)
 Secondary school 13 0.63 (0.17, 2.33)
 Higher 3 1
Service (in year)
 < 1 7 0.54 (0.13, 2.24)
 1–5 20 0.46 (0.13, 1.65)
 > 5 3 1
Medical checkup (in the last 6 months)
 No 25 4.34 (1.59, 11.88) 4.01 (1.37, 12.25) 0.012*
 Yes 5 1 1  
Food safety training
 No 25 1.97 (0.71, 5.44)
 Yes 5 1
Finger nail trimming
 No 16 5.12 (2.27, 11.59) 4.35 (1.71, 11.04) 0.002*
 Yes 14 1 1  
Hand washing after toilet with a soap
 No 10 1.01 (0.44, 2.3)
 Yes 20 1
Hand washing before food preparing with a soap
 No 8 1.63 (0.66, 4.00)
 Yes 22 1
  1. COR crude odds ratio, AOR adjusted odds ratio, CI confidence interval
  2. *p < 0.05