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Table 2 Odds ratios (OR) of being infected with intestinal protozoa among school-aged children on Pemba Island in mid-2011, as assessed by logistic regression

From: Prevalence of intestinal protozoa infection among school-aged children on Pemba Island, Tanzania, and effect of single-dose albendazole, nitazoxanide and albendazole-nitazoxanide

Intestinal protozoa OR girls vs. boys (95% CI) OR Wawi vs. Al-Sadik school (95% CI)
G. intestinalis 0.67 (0.44–1.11) 0.66 (0.41–1.07)
E. histolytica/E. dispar 1.21 (0.78–1.87) 1.30 (0.77–2.19)
B. hominis 0.94 (0.64–1.37) 0.64 (0.43–0.97)*
E. coli 1.40 (1.00–1.96) 1.04 (0.71–1.53)
E. nana 1.34 (0.87–2.05) 0.63 (0.40–1.00)*
E. hartmanni 1.15 (0.70–1.89) 0.87 (0.50–1.50)
C. mesnili 1.65 (0.88–3.09) 0.74 (0.38–1.44)
I. bütschlii 1.04 (0.53–2.04) 0.50 (0.25–1.00)*
G. intestinalis or E. histolytica/E. dispar or B. hominis 1.13 (0.81–1.58) 0.68 (0.47–1.00)
Any intestinal protozoa 1.97 (1.32–2.93)* 0.72 (0.46–1.14)
  1. *p <0.05.
  2. CI, confidence interval.