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Table 3 Bivariate analysis of housing& kitchen characteristics effects on ARI prevalence in children in Addis Ababa, February 2012

From: Association of biomass fuel use with acute respiratory infections among under- five children in a slum urban of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Variables No. of children with ARI (n = 422) Crude OR(95%CI)
Yes No
House type    
Made from mud 90 211 2.05(0.76, 5.54)
Brick, stone and block 6 86 0.34(0.10,1.19)
From both* 5 24 1.0
House ventilation    
Yes* 16 101 1.0
No 84 220 2.41(1.34,4.32)
Kitchen characteristics    
Living room* 52 151 1.0
Separate room 17 80 0.61(0.34,1.14)
Separate building 24 73 0.96(0.56,1.67)
Open air 8 17 1.37(0.56, 3.35)
  1. *reference category.