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Table 2 Logistic regression analysis for factors associated with dengue sero-prevalence among study Population, Kassala Locality 2011

From: Cross-sectional community-based study of the socio-demographic factors associated with the prevalence of dengue in the eastern part of Sudan in 2011

Characteristic Positive/tested Multivariate analysis
Adjusted OR 95 % CI P value
Age     
 35 years or less 28/281 1.17 0.55–2.5 0.69
  > 35 years 18/206
Sex     
 Males 29/288 1.55 0.74–3.25 0.24
 Females 17/199
Education level     
 No formal education 16/144 0.84 0.38–1.86 0.67
 Formal education 30/344
Permanent residence     
 Live outside Kassala 1/12 1.31 0.14–11.82 0.81
 Live in Kassala 45/472
Travel to Red Sea in the last 6 months     
 Yes 4/42 1.36 0.34–5.52 0.66
 No 42/442
Had a guest from Red Sea in the last 6 months     
 Yes 9/129 0.86 0.35–2.08 0.73
 No 37/354
HH member travel to Red Sea in the last 6 months     
 Yes 4/92 0.37 0.10–1.38 0.14
 No 42/392
Had a yellow fever vaccine before     
 Yes 4/36 1.66 0.48–5.78 0.42
 No 42/446
Source of drinking water   1.17 0.55–2.5 0.69
 Not piped water 6/47 1.35 0.49–3.72 0.56
 Piped water 40/438
Screens in the windows     
 No intact screen 40/411 0.84 0.31–2.25 0.73
 Intact screen 6/70
Using Bed net     
 Not using bed net 23/241 1.08 0.54–2.18 0.82
 Using bed net 23/242
Never heard about dengue     
 No 27/197 2.84 1.24–6.53 0.014
 Yes 19/289
Household density     
  > 3 24/178 2.08 1.06–4.09 0.034
 3 or less 22/311
Household inspection for adult Ae.aegypti     
 Positive 11/116 0.55 0.19–1.61 0.28
 Negative 35/373
Household inspection for Pupa Ae.aegypti     
 Positive 8/53 2.54 0.71–9.08 0.15
 Negative 38/436