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Table 3 Multivariate analysis of variables associated with frequency of urinary schistosomiasis among study participants, Abobo, southwestern Ethiopia, 2014

From: Prevalence of urinary schistosomiasis and associated risk factors among Abobo Primary School children in Gambella Regional State, southwestern Ethiopia: a cross sectional study

Variables Frequency of urinary schistosomiasis COR (95%CI) AOR (95% CI)
Sub-total (%) Positive (%) Negative (%)
Age      
 7-9 67 (100) 17 (25.4) 50 (74.6) 1 -
 10-12 99 (100) 38 (38.4) 61 (61.6) 1.83 (0.93,3.63)  
 13-14 138 (100) 54 (39.1) 84 (60.1) 1.89 (1.89,3.61)  
Sex      
 Male 155 (100) 67 (43.2) 88 (56.8) 1.94 (1.2,3.12) 2.13 (1.3,3.5)
 Female 149 (100) 42 (28.2) 107 (71.8) 1 1
Educational level      
 1-4 131 (100) 47 (35.9) 84 (64.1) 1 -
 5-8 173 (100) 62 (35.8) 111 (64.2) 0.99 (0.622,1.6)  
Fathers’ occupation      
 Farmer 145 (100) 61 (42.1) 84 (57.9) 1.68 (1.05, 2.69) 1.96 (1.97,3.22)
 Non-farmer 159 (100) 48 (30.2) 111 (69.8) 1 1
Mothers’ occupation      
 House wife 190 (100) 68 (35.8) 122 (64.2) 0.93 (0.50,1.72)  
 Government employee 28 (100) 8 (28.6) 20 (71.4) 0.67 (0.25,1.78) -
 Daily labourer 30 (100) 12 (40) 18 (60) 1.11 (0.45,2.76)  
 Other 56 (100) 21 () 35 () 1  
Fathers’ educational status      
 Does not read and write 66 (100) 23 (34.9) 43 (65.1) 2.0 (0.60,6.75)  
 Able to read and write 165 (100) 65 (39.4) 100 (60.6) 2.44 (0.78,7.67) -
 Secondary school completed 54 (100) 17 (31.5) 37 (68.5) 1.72 (0.49,5.98)  
 Expert level 19 (100) 4 (21.1) 15 (78.9) 1  
Mothers’ educational status      
 Does not read and write 143 (100) 58 (40.6) 85 (59.4) 1.70 (0.63,4.66)  
 Able to read and write 140 (100) 45 (32.1) 95 (67.9) 1.18 (0.43,3.26) -
 Secondary school completed 21 (100) 6 (28.6) 15 (71.4) 1  
Swimming habit      
 Yes 274 (100) 100 (36.5) 174 (63.5) 1.34 (0.59,3.04)  
 No 30 (100) 9 (30.0) 21 (70.0) 1 -
Swimming regularity      
 Sometimes 214 (100) 79 (36.9) 135 (63.1) 1 -
 Regularly 60 (100) 21 (35.0) 39 (65.0) 0.92 (0.51,1.68)  
Living with biological parent      
 Yes 284 (100) 99 (34.9) 185 (65.1) 1 1
 No 18 (100) 10 (55.6) 8 (44.5) 2.34 (0.89,6.12) 3.09 (1.14,8.4)
Distance from river      
 <30min 213 (100) 74 (34.7) 139 (65.3) 0.85 (0.51,1.42) -
 >=30min 91 (100) 35 (38.5) 56 (61.2) 1  
Water source for washing and bathing      
 Dam 91 (100) 35 (38.5) 56 (61.2) 0.85 (0.51,1.41) -
 other 213 (100) 74 (34.7) 139 (65.3) 1  
Heard about urinary schistosomiasis      
 Yes 168 (100) 61 (36.3) 107 (63.7) 1 -
 No 136 (100) 48 (35.3) 88 (65.7) 0.96 (0.59,1.53)  
Total 304 (100) 109 (35.9) 195 (64.1)