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Table 4 Multivariate analysis of variables associated with urinary schistosomiasis among study participants who had heard about urinary schistosomiasis, 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 (%)
Information source      
 School 76 (100) 27 (35.5) 49 (64.5) 1  
 Home 46 (100) 15 (32.6) 31 (67.4) 0.88 (0.41,1.91) -
 Other 46 (100) 19 (41.3) 27 (58.7) 1.28 (0.60,2.71)  
Symptom of urinary schistosomiasis      
 Abdominal pain 16 (100) 8 (50.0) 8 (50.0) 1  
 Dysuria 5 (100) 1 (20.0) 4 (80.0) 0.25 (0.02,2.76)  
 Bloody urine 121 (100) 44 (36.4) 77 (63.6) 0.57 (0.20,1.63) -
 Weakness 4 (100) 1 (25.0) 3 (75.0) 0.33 (0.03,3.93)  
 Do not know 22 (100) 7 (31.8) 15 (68.2) 0.47 (0.12,1.77)  
Parasite penetrate skin      
 Yes 48 (100) 18 (37.5) 30 (62.5) 1 -
 No 120 (100) 43 (35.8) 77 (64.2) 0.93 (0.47,1.86)  
Know the vector      
 Yes 30 (100) 14 (46.7) 16 (53.3) 1 -
 No 138 (100) 47 (34.1) 91 (65.9) 0.59 (0.27, 1.31)  
Have prevention      
 Yes 116 (100) 50 (43.1) 66 (56.9) 1 1
 No 25 (100) 5 (20.0) 20 (80.0) 0.33 (0.12,0.94) 0.32 (0.11,0.96)
 Do not know 27 (100) 6 (22.2) 21 (77.8) 0.38 (0.14,1.00) 0.29 (0.6,1.35)
Have treatment      
 Yes 142 (100) 55 (38.7) 87 (61.3) 1  
 No 10 (100) 2 (20.0) 8 (80.0) 0.40 (0.08,1.93) -
 Do not know 16 (100) 4 (25.0) 12 (75.0) 0.53 (0.16,1.74)  
Total 168 (100) 61 (36.3) 107 (63.7)  
  1. AOR = adjusted odd ratio; indicated only for significant variables with p-value less than 0.05.
  2. CI = confidence interval.
  3. COR = crude odd ratio.