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Table 3 Odd ratio of malaria prevalence in relation to sex, age, livelihood and presence of a health facility

From: Malaria, anaemia and nutritional status among schoolchildren in relation to ecosystems, livelihoods and health systems in Kilosa District in central Tanzania

Variable Odd ratio [95 % CI] P-value
Sex (Male = 1) 1.35 0.89, 2.05 0.15
Net use (Yes = 1) 0.63 0.37, 1.05 0.07
Age (Reference: 13-16years)
4-7 years 0.99 0.61, 1.62 0.975
8-12 years 1.47 0.69, 3.13 0.315
Ecosystem (Reference: rice irrigation farming)
Pastoral community 0.13 0.07, 0.23 <0.001
Presence of health facility (HF available = 1)
Health facility available 0.55 0.35,0.86 0.01