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Table 3 Results of the univariate logistic regression analysis of the factors associated with the transmission of CL in Galgamuwa, Giribawa, Polpithigama and Maho MOH areas in the Kurunegala district, Sri Lanka

From: Socioeconomic, demographic and landscape factors associated with cutaneous leishmaniasis in Kurunegala District, Sri Lanka

VariableCaseControlOR95% CIR2
Age (years)
 < 15916.0000.390–92.2770.165
 15–25851.0670.129–8.793
 26–3523510.2040.047–1.923
 36–4522210.7090.106–4.607
 46–5518130.9350.134–6.335
 56–651070.9620.125–7.275
 66–75810.2320.343–82.827
 76–85321  
Gender
 Male56820.273*0.144–0.5200.107
 Female45191  
Marital status
 Married84940.368*0.145–0.9310.032
 Unmarried1771  
Major occupation
 Armed forces360.50.084–2.9940.153
 Transport service worker (driver/conductor)641.4990.274–8.196
 Farmer33291.1380.330–3.922
 Government server590.5560.115–2.681
 Labourer230.6670.080–5.525
 Mason6160.3750.086–1.631
 Private sector employee270.2860.041–1.980
 Self employed8130.6150.147–2.584
 Housewife2983.623*0.915–14.286
 Student661  
Monthly household income in Rs. (USD)
 < 10,000 (< 56.76)2039.841*2.593–37.3570.107
 10,001–20,000 (56.76–113.52)33411.1880.579–2.439
 20,001–30,000 (113.52–170.28)27261.5330.708–3.319
 > 30,000 (> 170.28)21311  
Decaying garbage
 Present57253.886*2.134–7.0790.132
 Absent44761  
Termite hills
 Present45342.408*1.361–4.2610.061
 Absent56671  
Unclear areas
 Present63402.487*1.410–4.3870.066
 Absent38611  
Areas with wet soil
 Present52302.512*1.409–4.4780.065
 Absent4971   
Gardening areas
 Present50262.790*1.542–5.0500.077
 Absent5175   
  1. *Statistically significant (P < 0.05)
  2. Abbreviations: OR, odds ratio; R2, Nagelkerke R2 value