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Table 5 Multivariate model (GLMM) of factors associated with reported dengue illness in household members during the previous year

From: “Where we put little fish in the water there are no mosquitoes:” a cross-sectional study on biological control of the Aedes aegypti vector in 90 coastal-region communities of Guerrero, Mexico

Variable OR 95% CI
Fish present in at least one container 0.79 0.64–0.97
Living in a rural area 0.74 0.65–0.84
Household head 6 years primary education or higher 1.28 1.07–1.52
Less than five people in the household 1.33 1.16–1.52
Insecticide use by the household 1.68 1.47–1.92
  1. The initial saturated model also included: belonging to the Oportunidades* programme, households with temephos (less than 2 months old) in at least one container, household positivity for pupae/larvae, and age < 30 years.
  2. * Oportunidades, now called Prospera, is a Mexican government programme of cash transfers to mothers to encourage them to send their children to school and to health centres.