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Table 7 Univariate logistic regression analysis in assessing the effect of environmental and host factors on the odds of being positive for CL in Saesie Tsaeda-emba District (Nov.2011-Apr.2012)

From: Epidemiological study of cutaneous leishmaniasis in Saesie Tsaeda-emba district, eastern Tigray, northern Ethiopia

Categories Univariate
OR CI (95%)
Age 0-9 1  
10-19 2.14 1.54 - 2.97
20-29 1.01 0.67- 1.48
≥30 0.61 0.42- 0.88
Peasant associations Edaga-hamus 1  
Emba-mezewle 1.50 0.97 - 2.33
Hadush-hiwot 1.48 0.99 - 2.23
Saesie 0.94 0.56 - 1.55
Geblen 0.80 0.49 - 1.32
Emba-asmena 2.24 1.48 - 3.37
Cave/gorge (300 m) No 1  
Yes 1.46 1.12 - 1.90
Hyrax near home (300 m) No 1  
Yes 2.54 1.87 -3.46
Wall condition No crack/holes 1  
Cracked/holes 4.04 1.77 - 9.22
Animal burrow near home No 1  
Yes 2.27 1.51 - 3.41
Animal dung near home No 1  
Yes 2.12 1.44 - 3.12
Farm near home (300 m) No 1  
Yes 1.86 1.29 - 2.67
  1. OR = Odds Ratio, CI = Confidence Interval.