Table 3

Logistic regression estimates of adjusted risk factors of symptoms comparing transitional camps to housing projects.

Independent variables

Dependant variables


Unwell

Cough

Stomach ache

Diarrhoea

Headache

General aches and pains


Exp. (B) (95% CI)

Exp. (B) (95% CI)

Exp. (B) (95% CI)

Exp. (B) (95% CI)

Exp. (B) (95% CI)

Exp. (B) (95% CI)


Age (yrs) (base value 18, unit yrs)

1.03 (1.01–1.05)**

-

-

-

-

1.06 (1.03–1.08)***


Male

1

-

-

-

1

-


Female

2.28 (2.52–7.29)**

-

-

-

2.56 (1.50–4.36)**

-


Single

1

-

-

-

-

-


Married

0.25 (0.08–0.80)*

-

-

-

-

-


Widowed

0.67 (0.11–4,18)

-

-

-

-

-


Divorced

0.13 (0.01–2.03)

-

-

-

-

-


Housing project

1

1

1

-

1

1


Transitional camp

2.28 (2.51–7.29)***

3.53 (2.11–5.89)***

4.82 (2.19–10.82)***

-

5.20 (3.09–8.76)***

6.44 (3.67–11.33)***


*p < 0.05, **p < 0.01, ***p < 0.001

Turner et al. BMC International Health and Human Rights 2009 9:16   doi:10.1186/1472-698X-9-16

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