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Table 5 Multivariable adjusted logistic regression models for carer report of scabies in the child over the 2 weeks prior to the survey

From: Gambling, housing conditions, community contexts and child health in remote indigenous communities in the Northern Territory, Australia

    Model 1 Model 2
  Children Scabies Scabies (n = 577) Scabies (n = 565)
Explanatory variables n (%) n (%) OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI)
Householder reported gambling problems     
No gambling problems 299 (52.9) 38 (12.7) na 1.0
Yes - gambling problems 266 (47.1) 57 (21.4) na 1.81 (1.07–3.05)
Carer cohabits with spouse     
No 126 (22.3) 28 (22.2) 1.0 1.0
Yes 337 (59.7) 39 (11.6) 0.53 (0.31–0.93) 0.43 (0.24–0.77)
Don’t know 102 (18.1) 28 (27.5) 1.11 (0.53–2.29) 0.98 (0.47–2.06)
Child relationship to householder     
Son/daughter 160 (28.3) 17 (10.6) 1.0 1.0
Grandson/Grand-daughter 291 (51.5) 61 (21.0) 2.06 (1.12–3.79) 1.89 (1.00–3.55)
Nephew/niece 87 (15.4) 16 (18.4) 1.63 (0.75–3.53) 1.71 (0.78–3.76)
Other 27 (4.8) 1 (3.7) 0.51 (0.11–2.41) 0.24 (0.03–2.00)
Separate animals & humans hygiene     
Scores 1–3 (better) 115 (20.4) 33 (28.7) 1.0 1.0
Scores 4–7 (worse) 450 (79.7) 62 (13.8) 0.47 (0.27–0.83) 0.49 (0.28–0.86)
Total/Adjusted R 2 565 (100.0) 95 (16.8) 6.1% 8.3%
  1. NOTE: na Not applicable; ns Not significant (p>0.05).