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Table 3 Factors associated with high intention of participation in treatment campaigns

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  
 Female1.010.66–1.550.971.020.61–1.720.9
Age groups (in years)
 5–91  1  
 10–131.190.69–2.080.530.990.50–1.980.98
 14–172.131.13–4.000.021.030.46–2.280.94
Classes
 1–31  1  
 4–51.060.63–1.760.820.770.37–1.600.48
 6–72.421.38–4.260.0021.060.41–2.740.89
Relevant knowledge
 No1  1  
 Yes3.281.79–5.99<0.0011.560.68–3.610.29
Information Source School
 No1  1  
 Yes1.881.17–3.020.0080 .900.48–1.700.75
Information Source Dispensary
 No1  1  
 Yes3.140.77–12.860.091.560.27–8.960.62
Information Source Family
 No1  1  
 Yes1.730.97–3.070.051.090.51–2.330.82
Previous participation in MDA campaign
 No1  1  
 Yes1.621.0–2.580.0421.000.55–1.810.99
Previous diagnosis of Schistosomiasis
 No1  1  
 Yes3.341.81–6.16<0.0012.231.05–4.720.04
Perceived own Vulnerability of getting infected
 None1  1  
 Low4.092.27–7.37<0.0012.741.46–5.140.002
 High8.543.44–21.24<0.0015.102.06–12.60<0.001
Lake considered leading to illnesses
 No1  1  
 Yes3.522.19–5.65<0.0011.791.02–3.140.042
Schistosomiasis considered dangerous
 No1  1  
 Yes4.112.39–7.07<0.0012.471.28–4.760.007
Schistosomiasis believed to cause death
 No1  1  
 Yes2.841.78–4.53<0.0010.770.38–1.600.48
Medicaments believed to cure the disease
 No1  1  
 Yes6.253.33–11.7<0.0012.861.43–5.690.003
Medicaments believed to have side effects
 No1  1  
 Yes1.460.89–2.390.131.090.58–2.040.79
  1. Significant values are presented in bold