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Table 4 Logistic regression analysis of some factors associated with urogenital schistosomiasis in the study population

From: Prevalence and factors associated with urogenital schistosomiasis among primary school children in barrage, Magba sub-division of Cameroon

Parameter OR (95% CI) p-value
School EP Manbongko bord 0.43 (0.11–1.84) 0.276
EP Matta Barrage 0.54 (0.16–1.76) 0.318
EP Matta village 1.00  
Gender Female 1.33 ().72–2.45) 0.366
Male 1.00  
Age <10 years 1.18 (0.56–2.45) 0.665
≥10 years 1.00  
Knowledge about schistosomiasis Yes 0.98 (0.48–2.02) 0.959
No 1.00  
Frequent contact with water from dam Yes 248.4 (35.97–2123.32) <0.001
No 1.00  
Wear shoes regularly No 0.98 (0.44–2.18) 0.967
Yes 1.00  
Occupation of parents Employed 0.16 (0.02–5.31) 0.307
Farming 1.49 (0.74–3.01) 0.270
Fishing 0.32 (0.12–0.82) 0.019
Trading 1.00