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Table 2 Factors associated with relevant schistosomiasis knowledge among primary school children at Ijinga, northwestern Tanzania

From: Factors associated with relevant knowledge of intestinal schistosomiasis and intention to participate in treatment campaigns: a cross sectional survey among school children at Ijinga Island on Lake Victoria, North-Western Tanzania

VariablesUnadjustedOR95%CIP-valueAdjustedOR95%CIP-value
Sex
 Male1  1  
 Female1.140.65–1.980.641.040.52–2.070.91
Age groups (in years)
 5–91  1  
 10–132.230.81–6.130.111.190.35–4.100.78
 14–178.352.85–24.45<0.0013.090.73–12.980.12
Classes
 1–31  1  
 4–52.251.02–4.950.039** 2.110.79–5.660.13
 6–77.553.40–16.77<0.001**3.941.32–11.780.01
Information Source School
 No1  1  
 Yes8.954.54–17.66<0.001**9.945.01–19.73<0.001**
Information Source Hospital
 No1  1  
 Yes2.560.74–8.850.121.790.38–8.320.46
Information Source Dispensary
 No1  1  
 Yes6.611.69–25.950.002**3.380.69–16.550.13
Previous Diagnosis of Schistosomiasis
 No1     
 Yes2.321.19–4.530.012**2.431.06–5.550.035**
Previous participation in MDA campaign
 No1     
 Yes0.790.42–1.480.46
  1. **Significant values are presented in bold