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Table 3 Association of gender, age (years) and helminthiases status with malaria among the study participants, Wondo Genet, southern Ethiopia, 2009–2010

From: Comorbidity of intestinal helminthiases among malaria outpatients of Wondo Genet health centers, southern Ethiopia: implications for integrated control

Variable Malaria infection Crude OR (95% CI) P value AOR (95% CI) P value
Positive (%) Negative (%)
Gender
 Females 122 (63.87) 69 (36.13) 1.00a   1.00a  
 Males 154 (65.25) 82 (34.75) 1.06 (0.71–1.58) 0.767 1.05 (0.18–1.66) 0.812
Age
 5–14 yrs 98 (64.90) 53 (35.10) 1.00a   1.00a  
  > 14 yrs 178 (64.49) 98 (35.51) 0.98 (0.65–1.49) 0.933 1.02 (0.67–1.55) 0.938
Helminth infection
 Uninfected 131 (56.71) 100 (43.29) 1.00a   1.00a  
 Infected 145 (73.98) 51 (26.02) 2.17 (1.44–3.28) < 0.001 2.17 (1.44–3.28) < 0.001
  1. Note: aReference; AOR Adjusted odds ratio