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Table 3 Factors associated with epileptic status in the multivariable mixed model analysis (n = 2246)

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

  P aOR 95% CI P aOR 95% CI P
Male sex (ref: female) 1.13 0.69–1.84 0.622 1.09 0.72–1.64 0.691 1.15 0.74–1.79 0.523
Village
 Bayomen ref    ref    ref   
 Ngongol 1.51 0.66–3.44 0.325 1.66 0.83–3.33 0.151 1.70 0.79–3.64 0.174
 Nyamongo 0.85 0.39–1.87 0.688 1.09 0.56–2.10 0.802 1.18 0.58–2.43 0.647
Age
 < 15 years ref    ref    ref   
 15–30 years 11.64 5.35–25.36 <0.0001 9.01 4.84–16.15 <0.0001 10.70 5.46–20.96 <0.0001
 > 30 years 3.85 1.66–8.98 0.002 3.53 1.80–6.92 <0.0001 3.37 1.61–7.05 0.001
Lives in an indigenous household (ref: no) 2.14 1.09–4.19 0.026 1.91 1.10–3.30 0.021 1.78 0.98–3.22 0.057
Household history of death from epilepsy (ref: no) 1.74 0.89–3.37 0.104 2.03 1.19–3.47 0.009 1.63 0.89–2.96 0.112
  1. Abbreviations: PWE, person living with epilepsy; SCE, suspected case of epilepsy; OR, odds ratio; aOR, adjusted OR; ref, reference