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Table 6 Model B: Multivariate analysis of clinical signs and symptoms associated to VL-malaria co-infections, Sudan (2005-2010)

From: Concomitant malaria among visceral leishmaniasis in-patients from Gedarif and Sennar States, Sudan: a retrospective case-control study

n= 690 Odds Ratio 95% Confidence Interval P-value
Symptoms    
Hepatomegaly 0.52 0.26-1.01 0.052
Jaundice 2.52 1.04-6.09 0.041
Weight loss 2.46 1.72-3.50 <0.001
Spleen size    
0-3 cm 1 - 0.007
4-5 cm 0.90 0.60-1.36 0.629
≥6 cm 0.53 0.35-0.81 0.003
Anemia    
None - mild (Hb ≥7.3 g/dl) 1 - 0.440
Moderate (Hb 5.3-7.2 g/dl) 1.58 1.10-2.28 0.013
Severe (Hb <5.3 g/dl) 1.10 0.63-1.93 0.737