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Table 7 Factors associated with single or co-infections. Results of the bivariate analysis with polyparasitism as the outcome

From: Prevalence of and risk factors for malaria, filariasis, and intestinal parasites as single infections or co-infections in different settlements of Gabon, Central Africa

Factors COR [95% CI) P
Sex
 Female vs. male 1.4 [0.6–4.0) 0.46
Age group
 5–15 years vs. < 5 years 3.7 [1.2–13.9) 0.02
 5–15 years vs. > 15 years 15.7 [4.1–103.4) <0.01
 < 5 years vs. > 15 years 4.3 [0.8–31.4) 0.09
Marital status
 Couple vs. single 1.6 [0.6–5.2) 0.39
House type
 Wood vs. brick 0.5 [0.1–2.0) 0.29
Education level
 None vs. middle school 0.4 [0.1–1.3) 0.12
 None vs. high school 0.7 [0.1–13.2) 0.72
Occupation
 Unemployed vs. employee 0.2 [0.0–0.9) 0.04
 Unemployed vs. senior manager 0.3 [0.0–1.5) 0.13
Regular bed net use
 No vs. yes 2.6 [0.9–8.8) 0.08
Location
 Suburban area vs. rural area 4.0 [1.2–14.0) 0.02
 Suburban area vs. urban area 0.8 [0.2–3.1) 0.79
 Rural area vs. urban area 0.2 [0.1–0.8) 0.02
Drinking river water
 Yes vs. no 4.1 [1.0–19.8) 0.06
Drinking spring water
 Yes vs. no 2.7 [0.5–51.1) 0.28
 No vs. yes 1.1 [0.3–5.3) 0.86
Use of latrines
 Yes vs. no 5.6 [1.7–25.6) <0.01
Open water body near home
 Yes vs. no 0.9 [8.8–0.1) 0.08
Wearing shoes when outside
 Yes vs. no 0.9 [8.8–0.1) 0.08