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Table 6 Odds of having people with defined mf loads in the different IVM intake groups (Overall study population)

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] 367 151 Reference  
[1–3] 956 464 1.35 [1.05–1.72] P = 0.016
[4–6] 615 357 1.98 [1.52–2.57] P < 0.001
≥7 426 282 2.85 [2.09–3.70] P < 0.001
Odds of having people with 1-51 mf load [0] 367 178 Reference  
[1–3] 956 451 0.94 [0.75–1.21] P = 0.66
[4–6] 615 244 0.70 [0.54–0.90] P = 0.007
≥7 426 137 0.50 [0.37–0.67] P < 0.001
Odds of having people with 51-100 mf load [0] 367 24 Reference  
[1–3] 956 16 0.24 [0.13–0.47] P < 0.001
[4–6] 615 7 0.16 [0.70–0.38] P < 0.001
≥7 426 4 0.35 [0.04–0.39] P < 0.001
Odds of having people with >100 mf load [0] 367 14 Reference  
[1–3] 956 25 0.67 [0.34–1.32] P = 0.251
[4–6] 615 7 0.29 [0.11–0.72] P = 0.008
≥7 426 3 0.18 [0.05–0.63] P = 0.007
  1. aNumber of individuals identified in each mf load group with respect to IVM intake