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Table 7 Multivariate logistic regression analysis of risk factors for W. bancrofti microfilaremia (mf), total-population model

From: A case study of risk factors for lymphatic filariasis in the Republic of Congo

Variable Adjusted odds-ratio Confidence interval 95% P
Sex    
 Female 1 -  
 Male 5.4 2.1-13.4 <0.001
Age (years old)    
 5-10 0.03 0.0-0.3 0.004
 11-23 1 - -
 24-40 0.8 0.3- 2.3 0.741
 > 40 1.3 0.5- 3.5 0.595
Latrines    
 No 1 -  
 Yes 0.4 0.1-0.9 0.035
Bed nets    
 No 1 -  
 Yes 1.2 0.4-3.0 0.764
Intraclass correlation for household    0.488
  1. Likelihood-ratio test random effect vs. fixed effect model (p < 0.001). N = 774.