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Table 5 Bivariate and multivariate logistic regression analysis of intestinal Schistosomiasis in relation with selected variables among PSAC in Chuahit, Northwest Ethiopia, 2015

From: Schistosoma mansoni and soil-transmitted helminths among preschool-aged children in Chuahit, Dembia district, Northwest Ethiopia: prevalence, intensity of infection and associated risk factors

Variables Presence of intestinal Schistosomiasis Total (%) COR(95 % CI) AOR(85 % CI)
  Yes (%) No (%)    
Sex of child
 Male 23(12.6) 160(87.4) 183(45.6) 1.28(0.69, 2.38)  
 Female 2(10.1) 196(89.9) 218(54.4) 1  
Age of child (in Months)
 ≤12 2(4.1) 47(95.9) 49(12.2) 1  
 13–24 6(9.4) 58(90.6) 64(16) 2.43(0.47, 12.61)  
 25–36 10(12) 73(88) 83(20.7) 3.22(0.68, 15.35)  
 37–48 3(6.4) 44(94.6) 47(11.7) 1.60(0.26, 10.1)  
 49–60 11(16.4) 56(83.6) 67(16.7) 4.62(0.97, 21.87)  
 61–72 13(14.3) 78(85.7) 91(22.7) 3.92(0.85, 18.13)  
Maternal occupation
 Farmer 44(11.3) 344(88.7) 388(96.8) 1  
 Housewife 1(7.7) 12(92.3) 13(3.2) 0.65(0.08, 5.13)  
Habit of bringing child to river
 Yes 43(21.1) 161(78.9) 204(50.9) 26(6.21, 109.15)* 2.86(0,16, 49.98)
 No 2(1) 195(99) 197(49.1) 1 1
Habit of washing children in the river
 Yes 42(21.9) 150(78.1) 192(47.9) 19.23(5.84, 63.2)* 4.5(0.89, 4.1)
 No 3(1.4) 20698.6) 209(52.1) 1 1
Habit of washing children with freshly fetched water at home
 Yes 42(21.1) 161(78.9) 204(50.9) 26.00(6.2, 109.14)* 6.70(0.98, 45.68)
 No 2(1) 195(99) 197(49.1) 1 1
Habit of bringing children to irrigation sites
 Yes 1(14.3) 6(85.7) 7(1.7) 1.33(0.16, 11.27)  
 No 44(11.2) 350(88.8) 394(98.3) 1  
Child’s swimming habit in river
 Yes 21(20.2) 83(79.8) 104(25.9) 2.88(1.52, 5.43)* 1.01(0.08, 12.3)
 No 24(8.1) 273(91.9) 297(74.1) 1  
Child’s swimming frequency per week
 none 24(8.1) 273(91.9) 297(74.1) 1 1
 1–2 times 9(18.4) 40(81.6) 49(12.2) 2.54(1.1, 5.85)* 1.01(0.33, 3.1)
 ≥3 times 12(21.8) 43(78.2) 55(14.2) 3.01(1.41, 6.45)* 1.15(0.38, 3.47)
Habit of child crossing river with bare foot
 Yes 25(18.9) 107(81.1) 132(32.9) 2.91(1.55, 5.45)* 0.6(0.29, 1.24)
 No 20(7.4) 249(92.6) 269(67.10 1 1
Distance of home from the river
 <1 km 35(15.5) 191(84.5) 226(56.4) 3.02(1.45, 6.29)* 1.04(0.39, 2.77)
 >1 km 10(5.7) 165(94.3) 175(43.6) 1 1
  1. *Statistically significant at P < 0.05 in bivariate logistic regression analysis