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Table 3 Multivariate analysis for factors potentially associated with Intestinal parasite infection among Sebeya school children, January to February, 2017

From: Intestinal parasitic infections and determinant factors among school-age children in Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

Risk factorStatus of intestinal parasitic infectionsCOR (95% CI)AOR (95% CI)
Positive, n (%)Negative, n (%)
Grade level
 1–490 (50.6)88 (49.4)9.29 (4.78, 18.06)**8.21 (3.88, 17.48)**
 5–624 (19.5)99 (80.5)2.20 (1.05, 4.64)**2.51 (1.14, 5.540)*
 7–812 (9.9)109 (90.1)1.001.00
Father occupation
 Farmer88 (28.5)221 (71.5)1.25 (0.66, 2.35)1.26 (0.62, 2.53)
 Daily labourer16 (51.6)15 (48.4)3.34 (1.34, 8.33)**2.96 (1.07, 8.18)*
 Trader7 (35.0)13 (65.0)1.69 (0.57, 5.00)1.28 (0.38, 4.22)
 Civil servant15 (24.2)47 (75.8)1.001.00
Clean finger nail
 Yes43 (23.2)142 (76.8)1.001.00
 No83 (35.0)154 (65.0)1.78 (1.15, 2.74)**1.72 (1.04, 2.85)**
Open field defecation
 Yes21 (60.0)14 (40.0)4.03 (1.98, 8.21)**2.82 (1.21, 7.45)**
 No105 (27.1)282 (72.9)1.001.00
Washing hands at critical times
 Yes71 (27.5)187 (72.5)0.45 (0.29, 0.69)**0.32 (0.16, 0.65)*
 No55 (33.5)109 (66.5)1.001.00
Shoe wearing habit
 Regular57 (31.5)124 (68.5)1.001.00
 Irregular82 (32.3)172 (67.7)3.44 (2.22, 5.33)**1.72 (1.02, 2.91)**
  1. 1.00 = Reference, *significant at p value < 0.05, **significant at p value < 0.001