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Table 5 Odds of having adults with defined mf loads in the different IVM intake groups (Adults only)

From: Relationship between oral declaration on adherence to ivermectin treatment and parasitological indicators of onchocerciasis in an area of persistent transmission despite a decade of mass drug administration in Cameroon

Odds IVM intake (Rounds) Number examined Number confirmeda OR (95 % confidence interval) P value
Odds of having people with 0 mf load [0] 285 114 Reference  
[1–3] 640 296 1.29 [0.97–1.71] P = 0.078
[4–6] 543 325 2.23 [1.67–2.99] P < 0.0001
≥7 419 279 2.99 [2.19–4.08] P < 0.0001
Odds of having people with 1–51 mf load [0] 285 145 Reference  
[1–3] 640 312 0.91 [0.69–1.21] P = 0.55
[4–6] 543 208 0.59 [0.45–0.80] P = 0.001
≥7 419 133 0.45 [0.33–0.61] P < 0.0001
Odds of having people with 51-100 mf load [0] 285 17 Reference  
[1–3] 640 12 0.3 [0.14–0.]64 P < 0.002
[4–6] 543 5 0.14 [0.05–0.4] P < 0.0001
≥7 419 4 0.15 [0.03–0.4] P = 0.001
Odds of having people with >100 mf load [0] 285 9 Reference  
[1–3] 640 17 0.99 [0.45–2.2] P = 0.98
[4–6] 543 5 0.28 [0.09–0.86] P = 0.02
≥7 419 3 0.22 [0.06–0.82] P = 0.025
  1. aNumber of individuals identified in each mf load group with respect to IVM intake