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Table 3 Multivariate predictors of infection by P. vivax

From: High proportions of asymptomatic and submicroscopic Plasmodium vivax infections in a peri-urban area of low transmission in the Brazilian Amazon

  n % AOR 95% CI P-value
Gender
 Male 2138 4.8 2.22 1.41–3.51 0.001
 Female 1945 2.7  
Occupation
 Office worker and higher education student 614 3.3  
 Agriculture/fishing 626 5.8 1.68 0.96–2.95 0.009
 Housewife 635 4.3 2.46 1.28–4.71
 Infants and preschool children 612 2.0 1.47 0.63–3.40
 School children 965 2.5 0.95 0.51–1.78
 Retired 203 3.9 1.12 0.48–2.63
 Unemployed/other 423 6.9 2.13 1.16–3.89
Number of previous episodes
 0 1193 0.8   
 1–3 1270 3.9 5.25 2.37–11.65 < 0.001
 4–10 942 5.9 7.75 3.46–17.36
 > 10 662 6.2 7.01 2.95–16.64
Fevera
 Yes 192 14.1 4.66 2.88–7.53 < 0.001
 No 3891 3.3 -
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