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Table 6 Multivariate model selected by stepwise logistic regression results for infection with either S. mansoni or malaria

From: Integrated prevalence mapping of schistosomiasis, soil-transmitted helminthiasis and malaria in lakeside and island communities in Lake Victoria, Uganda

Response variable Explanatory variable (baseline; category) Odds ratio (95% CIs) p-value
S. mansoni Sex (male; female) 0.81 (0.66-0.99) 0.039
  Age (continuous; +1 year) 1.03 (1.00-1.06) 0.032
  Hookworm infection (uninfected; infected) 1.50 (1.12-2.02) 0.007
  Trichuris infection (infected; uninfected) 1.39 (1.05-1.85) 0.022
  Household latrine present? (no; yes) 0.50 (0.39-0.64) < 0.001
  Enrolled in school? (no; yes) 2.93 (2.11-4.06) < 0.001
  Education level of household head (plus one category*) 1.10 (1.04-1.17) 0.003
  Source of household water (clean; river or lake) 1.28 (0.99-1.66) 0.062
Malaria Sex (male; female) 0.95 (0.71-1.15) 0.61
  Age (continuous; +1) 0.97 (0.95-0.99) 0.005
  Hookworm infection (uninfected; infected) 1.59 (1.22-2.07) < 0.001
  Are you feverish today? (no; yes) 1.55 (1.17-2.04) 0.002
  1. Includes variables selected for inclusion in the model according to AIC stepwise regression (N = 1784 and 1802 children for schistosomiasis and malaria respectively), and controlling for random effects at the village level. *For details, please see the questionnaire, which is available as Additional File 1.