Table 5

Multivariable adjusted logistic regression models for carer report of scabies in the child over the 2 weeks prior to the survey
Model 1 Model 2
Children Scabies Scabies (n = 577) Scabies (n = 565)
Explanatory variables n (%) n (%) OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI)
Householder reported gambling problems
No gambling problems 299 (52.9) 38 (12.7) na 1.0
Yes - gambling problems 266 (47.1) 57 (21.4) na 1.81 (1.07–3.05)
Carer cohabits with spouse
No 126 (22.3) 28 (22.2) 1.0 1.0
Yes 337 (59.7) 39 (11.6) 0.53 (0.31–0.93) 0.43 (0.24–0.77)
Don’t know 102 (18.1) 28 (27.5) 1.11 (0.53–2.29) 0.98 (0.47–2.06)
Child relationship to householder
Son/daughter 160 (28.3) 17 (10.6) 1.0 1.0
Grandson/Grand-daughter 291 (51.5) 61 (21.0) 2.06 (1.12–3.79) 1.89 (1.00–3.55)
Nephew/niece 87 (15.4) 16 (18.4) 1.63 (0.75–3.53) 1.71 (0.78–3.76)
Other 27 (4.8) 1 (3.7) 0.51 (0.11–2.41) 0.24 (0.03–2.00)
Separate animals & humans hygiene
Scores 1–3 (better) 115 (20.4) 33 (28.7) 1.0 1.0
Scores 4–7 (worse) 450 (79.7) 62 (13.8) 0.47 (0.27–0.83) 0.49 (0.28–0.86)
Total/Adjusted R2 565 (100.0) 95 (16.8) 6.1% 8.3%

NOTE: na Not applicable; ns Not significant (p>0.05).

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