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Table 8 Association of bathing place for women with their socio-demographic characteristics. Univariate and multivariate logistic regression analysis of bathing place for women in relation to their community of residence history of schistosomiasis infection, age, education status, religious belief and employment status

From: Knowledge, perceptions and practices regarding schistosomiasis among women living in a highly endemic rural district in Zimbabwe: implications on infections among preschool-aged children

Variable Category Univariate analysis Multivariate analysis
OR 95% CI P-value AOR 95% CI P-value
Community of residence Chakondora 1    1   
Chihuri 0.5 0.2–1.0 0.044 0.5 0.3–1.0 0.047
Kaziro 0.4 0.2–0.8 0.010 0.4 0.2–0.7 0.006
Mupfure 0.3 0.2–0.7 0.001 0.7 0.2–0.6 0.001
Nduna 0.2 0.1–0.5 0.001 0.3 0.2–0.7 0.006
Have been infected with schistosomiasis before No 1    1   
Yes 0.6 0.4–1.0 0.031 0.6 0.4–1.0 0.043
Age (years) < 30 1      
≥ 30 1.0 0.7–1.6 0.910    
Education status Uneducated 1      
Educated 1.1 0.7–1.7 0.712    
Religion Non-apostolic 1      
Apostolic 2.0 1.1–3.5 0.018    
Employment status Not employed 1      
Employed 0.8 0.4–1.4 0.352    
  1. Reference group is marked as OR = 1
  2. Abbreviations: OR, odds ratio; 95% CI, 95% confidence interval; AOR, adjusted odds ratio