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Table 6 Multivariate logistic regression analysis of association between never taking MDA medication and individual/household risk factors; weighted and adjusted for survey design (n = 844)

From: Risk factors for lymphatic filariasis and mass drug administration non-participation in Mandalay Region, Myanmar

Risk factor Without age–gender interaction term With age–gender interaction term
aORa 95% CI P aORb 95% CI P
Individual risk factors
 Age group (years)       
  0–14 2.66 1.08–6.62 0.035 4.80 1.40–16.42 0.015
  15–29 1.83 0.91–3.70 0.089 3.78 1.23–11.66 0.023
  30–44 (ref) 1.00    1.00   
  45–59 1.28 0.64–2.55 0.476 3.37 1.0–10.32 0.035
  60+ 4.03 1.53–10.59 0.007 12.82 3.34–49.18 0.001
 Male gender 1.88 1.10–3.23 0.024 6.89 2.13–22.28 0.002
 Age-gender (male) interaction       
  0–14     0.38 0.07–2.10 0.253
  15–29     0.29 0.07–1.16 0.078
  30–44 (ref)     1.00   
  45–59     0.17 0.04–0.68 0.015
  60+     0.10 0.02–0.45 0.004
 Moved to current village of residence 2.57 1.08–6.15 0.035 2.62 1.12–6.11 0.027
 Ever declined MDA medication 10.52 3.86–28.72 < 0.001 11.82 4.25–32.91 < 0.001
Household risk factors
 Township       
  Amarapura 2.41 1.14–5.12 0.024 2.48 1.15–5.31 0.022
  Patheingyi 2.07 0.69–6.17 0.183 1.89 0.63–5.68 0.246
  Tada-U 0.55 0.24–1.23 0.136 0.55 0.24–1.26 0.149
  Wundwin (ref) 1.00    1.00   
 Total number of MDA programme visits (by n of 6) 0.67 0.46–0.97 0.033 0.69 0.48–1.00 0.047
 Proportion of household present during last MDA (by ratio) 0.17 0.04–0.80 0.026 0.16 0.03–0.74 0.021
  1. aAdjusted for survey design
  2. b95% confidence interval
  3. Italics values indicate P < 0.05
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