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Table 4 Logistic regression model output for factors associated with VL in the study districts

From: Epidemiology of visceral leishmaniasis in Shebelle Zone of Somali Region, eastern Ethiopia

Variable Category n No. positive (%) Exp (B) 95% CI P-value
Study area Gode 300 38 (12.7) 5.404 2.900–10.070  < 0.0001*
Adadle 61 19 (31.1)
Outdoor sleeping Yes 192 40 (20.8) 5.313 2.283–12.364  < 0.0001*
No 169 17 (10.1)
Domestic animals Yes 279 54 (19.4) 0.199 0.097–0.410  < 0.0001*
No 82 3 (3.7)
Acacia tree Yes 163 47 (28.8) 2.372 1.1190–4.728 0.014
No 198 10 (5.1)
Termite mounds Yes 127 44 (34.6) 12.578 5.911–26.763  < 0.0001*
No 234 13 (5.6)
  1. *P < 0.01