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Table 3 unadjusted multivariate analysis of factors associated with schistosomiasis at high altitude crater lakes in western Uganda

From: Schistosomiasis transmission at high altitude crater lakes in Western Uganda

Variables Sub category No examined No & % infected OR (95%CI) p-value
Sex Female 181 44(24.3) 1  
  Male 189 59(31.2) 1.41(0.89–2.23) 0.139
Age ≤ 13 234 60(25.6) 1  
  ≥14 136 43(31.6) 1.34(0.84–2.14 0.217
Source of water Crater 135 88(65.2) 1  
  Spring 105 11(10.5) 0.31(0.91–1.05) 0.061
  Well and others 130 4(3.1) 0.19(0.06–0.613) 0.005
Altitude 1401–1500 29 25(86.2) 1  
  1501–1600 44 29(65.9) 0.31(0.91–1.05) 0.061
  > 1600 66 36(54.5) 0.19(0.06–0.613) 0.005
Awareness of the disease No 146 42(28.8) 1  
  Yes 224 61(27.2) 0.93(0.58–1.47) 0.747
Knowledge of transmission No 289 77(26.6) 1  
  Yes 81 26(32.1) 1.3(0.76–2.22) 0.334