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Table 2 Factors associated with VL among children in Gadarif hospital, eastern Sudan, using univariate and multivariate analyses

From: Epidemiology of visceral leishmaniasis among children in Gadarif hospital, eastern Sudan

Variable Univariate analyses Multivariate analyses
OR 95% CI P-value OR 95% CI P-value
Age, year 0.9 0.8–1.0 0.167 0.9 0.4–1.9 0.957
Residence, rural 5.0 2.5–11.5 0.000 19.1 1.5–24 0. 023
Weight, Kg 0.6 1.0–2.0 0.409 0.9 0.8–1.0 0.081
Gender, male 6.2 2.8–13.4 0.000 6.4 6.6–18.7 0.001
Family history, yes 0.7 0.3–1.7 0.474 0.8 0.8–1.9 0.677
Anaemia, yes 45 14–146 0.000 47 3–60.4 0.003
  1. Abbreviations: OR odds ratio, CI confidence interval