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Table 4 Effects of household characteristics and surrounding environment on vector density (n = 50)

From: Lymphatic filariasis, infection status in Culex quinquefasciatus and Anopheles species after six rounds of mass drug administration in Masasi District, Tanzania

Variable Category OR 95% CI P-value
House type Bricks/grass roof 0.412 0.385–0.440 0.000
Bricks/iron roof 0.644 0.606–0.684 0.000
Mud/wood* 1   
Window Not screened 2.125 1.970–2.293 0.000
Screened* 1   
Type of latrine Modern latrine 0.407 0.362–0.457 0.000
Pit latrine* 1   
Presence of tall grasses around the house No 4.320 3.461–5.391 0.000
Yes* 1   
  1. P ≤ 0.05 is significant
  2. OR odds ratio, CI confidence interval
  3. *Reference category