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Table 2 Factors associated with lack of access to DEC

From: Evaluation of mass drug administration in the program to control imported lymphatic filariasis in Thailand

Variable Inaccessibility of DEC P
Crude Adjusted 95 % CI of OR
OR OR Lower-upper
Documented     
 Yes 1 1   
 No 83.96 74.23 26.32–209.34 <0.001
Occupation     
 Employed monthly 1 1   
 Unemployed 4.70 5.09 3.39–7.64 <0.001
 Employed daily 4.17 4.33 2.91–6.46 <0.001
Length of stay in community (months)     
 ≤12 1.53 1.62 1.04–2.52 0.032
 13–36 0.73 0.78 0.78–0.50 0.262
 37–60 0.83 0.87 0.54–1.40 0.560
 >60 1 1   
Living zone
 Factory areas 1 1   
 Fishery areas 1.92 1.57 1.09–2.26 0.015
  1. P from Chi-square test; significant level at 0.05, OR is Odds Ratio from logistic regression, Adjusted OR from multiple logistic regression, adjusted for age group, sex, educational status and marital status