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Table 2 Multivariable analyses of factors associated with malaria infection among pregnant women in Sherkole district, Benishangul Gumuz regional state, West Ethiopia, 2018

From: Prevalence and associated factors of malaria among pregnant women in Sherkole district, Benishangul Gumuz regional state, West Ethiopia

Explanatory variable Malaria status Crud OR(95%CI) Adjusted OR (95%CI) P-value
Positive(%) Negative(%)
Age    0.74 (0.681, 0.812) 0.78 (0.67, 0.91) 0.001
ITN ownership
 Yes 42 (8.8) 436 (91.2) 1 1  
 No 9 (45.0) 11 (55.0) 8.49 (3.33, 21.66) 0.49 (0.09, 2.60) 0.401
ITN utilization
 Yes 17 (4.2) 388 (95.8) 1 1  
 No 34 (36.6) 59 (63.4) 13.15 (6.91, 25.03) 14.89 (5.24, 42.27) 0.000
ANC follow up
 Yes 28 (6.5) 404 (93.5) 1 1  
 No 23 (34.9) 43 (65.1) 7.72 (4.09, 14.56) 0.91 (0.27, 3.12) 0.887
consultation and education about the prevention methods of malaria during ANC
 Yes 24 (5.57) 407 (94.4) 1 1  
 No 27 (40.3) 40 (59.7) 11.45 (6.04, 21.68) 7.15 (2.44, 20.96) 0.000
Trimester
 1st 3 (20.0) 12 (80.0) 8.88 (2.08, 37.73) 23.33 (1.90, 28.20) 0.014
 2nd 40 (20.9) 151 (79.1) 9.4 (4.29, 20.6) 7.78 (2.77, 21.87) 0.000
 3rd 8 (2.7) 284 (97.3) 1 1  
Gravidity
 Premigravidea 12 (23.5) 39 (76.5) 12.11 (4.67, 31.47) 0.95 (0.14, 6.56) 0.963
 Secundgravidea 31 (25.0) 93 (75.0) 13.13 (5.83, 29.53) 5.87 (1.61, 21.37) 0.007
 Multigravidea 8 (2.5) 315 (97.5) 1 1