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Table 3 Significant risk factors associated with parasite prevalence

From: Intestinal parasite infections in immigrant children in the city of Rome, related risk factors and possible impact on nutritional status

Risk factorsa P value Odds ratio 95% C.I. lower-upper
Increasing ageb 0.011 2.060 1.180 3.596
Time in Italy 0.002 0.488 0.308 0.775
Housing 0.001 2.776 1.522 5.062
Cohabitation 0.009 1.739 1.146 2.640
  1. a variables were categorized as shown in Table1.
  2. b the OR represents the predicted change in odds for a unit increase of the age category (shown in Table1).