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Table 2 Factors associated with epileptic status in the univariate analyses

From: Impact of 19 years of mass drug administration with ivermectin on epilepsy burden in a hyperendemic onchocerciasis area in Cameroon

  PWE SCE Possible epilepsy
OR 95% CI P OR 95% CI P OR 95% CI P
Male sex (ref: female) 1.03 0.65–1.63 0.893 1.00 0.67–1.48 0.990 1.06 0.70–1.61 0.766
Village
 Bayomen ref    ref    ref   
 Ngongol 1.95 0.90–4.25 0.091 2.18 1.10–4.30 0.025 2.12 1.03–4.37 0.042
 Nyamongo 1.36 0.67–2.77 0.396 1.59 0.85–2.96 0.147 1.69 0.88–3.26 0.116
Age
 < 15 years ref    ref    ref   
 15–30 years 12.20 5.64–26.40 <0.0001 9.71 5.22–18.05 <0.0001 11.29 5.79–22.01 <0.0001
 > 30 years 4.40 1.92–10.10 <0.0001 4.07 2.10–7.91 <0.0001 3.78 1.83–7.82 <0.0001
Lives in an indigenous household (ref: no) 1.78 1.00–3.18 0.049 1.71 1.05–2.81 0.032 1.69 1.01–2.84 0.046
Household history of death from epilepsy (ref: no) 1.93 1.00–3.70 0.050 2.30 1.33–3.96 0.003 1.83 1.01–3.30 0.047
Household head occupation: agriculture (ref: other) 1.98 0.72–5.44 0.184 1.32 0.61–2.84 0.481 1.73 0.72–4.13 0.218