Table 3

Factors associated with VL in a ‘multivariate’ model with ‘ward’ as random effect
Factors OR † 95%CI ‡ P- value
Proximity to other VL cases ( within 50 m) 3.79 1.86 – 7.71 <0.0001
Regular forest visit 4.25 2.15 – 8.40 <0.0001
Large households size (>5 person) 3.55 1.84 – 6.83 <0.0001
Sleeping on a bed (vs on the floor) 0.25 0.08 – 0.78 0.016
Sleeping upstairs 0.08 0.01 – 0.64 0.017
Adult 1.07 0.46 – 2.46 0.88
Type of house
  Thatched house, no windows Referent -
  Thatched house with windows 0.36 0.15 – 0.84 0.019
  Brick house 0.26 0.09 – 0.73 0.010
Socio economic status (by asset score level)
  Level 1 (poorest) Referent -
  Level 2 0.44 0.20 – 0.95 0.036
  Level 3 0.26 0.08 – 0.81 0.020
  Level 4 (least poor) 0.04 0.004 – 0.38 0.005

†OR, odds ratio; ‡CI, confidence interval.

Uranw et al.

Uranw et al. BMC Infectious Diseases 2013 13:21   doi:10.1186/1471-2334-13-21

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