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Table 4 Bivariate analysis of effects of household fuels use and stove type 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 Children with ARI (n = 422) Crude OR(95%CI)
Yes No
Fuel type    
Biomass fuel 76 178 3.98(1.88, 8.24)
Kerosene 16 60 2.46(1.02, 5.94)
Clean fuels* 9 83 1.0
Stove type    
Traditional biomass stove 37 58 5.42(2.50, 11.76)
Improved biomass stove 6 28 1.82(0.61,5.46)
Kerosene stove 18 61 2.51(1.08, 5.81)
Charcoal stove 30 89 2.87(1.32, 6.23)
Clean stove* 10 85 1.0
  1. *reference category.