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Table 2 Factors associated with malaria with malaria at Kilangali village, Kilosa district, central Tanzania

From: Malaria among rice farming communities in Kilangali village, Kilosa district, Central Tanzania: prevalence, intensity and associated factors

Variables Response cOR 95% CI P-value aOR 95% CI P-value
Sex Female 1    1   
Male 1.53 1.13–2.09 0.01 1.31 0.94–1.82 0.11
Age (years) 1–10 4.38 2.07–9.27 0.01 4.41 1.96–9.93 0.001
11–20 5.54 2.56–11.98 0.001 6.68 2.91–15.37 0.001
21–30 1.17 0.44–3.06 0.75 1.37 0.48–3.84 0.55
31–40 1.42 0.51–3.94 0.49 1.63 0.55–4.90 0.38
41–50 1.52 0.54–4.19 0.43 1.88 0.65–5.46 0.24
≥ 51 1      
Sub-villages Chamwino 1      
Kisiwani 1.35 0.69–2.62 0.38 ---- ------- -------
Kwamtunga 0.62 0.32–1.23 0.18 ---- ------- -------
Makuruwili 1.16 0.59–2.26 0.67 ---- ------- -------
Mlegeni 1.30 0.65–2.58 0.45 ---- ------- -------
Upogoroni 0.96 0.48–1.94 0.92 ---- ------- -------
Splenomegaly No 1      
Yes 8.14 2.81–23.54 0.001 ---- ------- -------
Anaemia (g/dl) 10.0–10.9 1.88 1.25–2.83 0.001 1.71 1.11–2.62 0.014
7.0–9.9 1.61 1.07–2.41 0.002 1.55 1.01–2.39 0.045
4.0–6.0 1.44 0.39–5.17 0.023 1.43 0.38–5.35 0.59
Net use No 1      
Yes 0.54 0.34–0.83 0.005 0.69 0.44–1.12 0.14