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Table 2 Determinants of Aedes spp.-positive larval habitats in Kinshasa, 2018

From: High Aedes spp. larval indices in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo

Parameter Category Total Positive [n (%)] Multivariate
Odds ratio (95% confidence interval) p-value
Season Rainy 5079 761 (15.0) 1.98 (1.63–2.40) < 0.001
Dry 1657 166 (10.0) 1  
Commune Kalamu 722 105 (14.5) 0.97 (0.74–1.28) 0.857
Lingwala 1001 186 (18.6) 1.53 (1.20–1.96) 0.001
Mont Ngafula 1798 406 (22.6) 2.67 (2.19–3.25) < 0.001
N’Djili 3215 230 (7.2) 1  
Position Exterior 4646 916 (19.7) 27.36 (14.9–50.1) < 0.001
Interior 2090 11 (0.5) 1  
Container type Water storage tanks 1080 94 (8.7) 1  
Small water containers (small water deposits) 4373 395 (9.0) 0.99 (0.77–1.27) 0.918
Rubbish 533 134 (25.1) 1.89 (1.39–2.55) < 0.001
Bamboo hole 5 0 (0) 0 1
Artificials not destroyable 18 4 (22.2) 0.998 (0.32–3.13) 0.997
Used tires 710 296 (41.7) 4.60 (3.50–6.06) < 0.001
Ground pools 17 4 (23.5) 2.06 (0.62–6.79) 0.236