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Table 3 Association between variables and immunochromatographic card test (ICT) positivity on univariate logistic regression analysis for the 2007 lymphatic filariasis C-survey in American Samoa

From: Prevalence and risk factors associated with lymphatic filariasis in American Samoa after mass drug administration

  No. of participants ICT positive Prevalence (%) Univariate OR (95% CI) P value
Gender
 Female 1000 18 1.80 Reference  
 Male 881 25 2.84 1.59 (0.86–2.94) 0.14
Age
 1-year increments 1881 43 2.29 1.04 (1.02–1.05) <0.001
Years lived in AS
 <7 years 303 9 2.97 1.39 (0.66–2.92) 0.39
 ≥7 years 1575 34 2.16 Reference  
Ever taken MDA
 No 109 6 5.50 Reference  
 Yes 1763 37 2.10 0.37 (0.15–0.89) 0.03
Years taken MDA
 0 115 6 5.22 Reference  
 1 134 6 4.48 0.85 (0.27–2.72) 0.79
 2 183 3 1.64 0.3 (0.07–1.24) 0.10
 3 218 2 0.92 0.17 (0.03–0.85) 0.03
 4 256 7 2.73 0.51 (0.17–1.55) 0.24
 5 647 13 2.01 0.37 (0.14–1.00) 0.05
 6 299 6 2.01 0.37 (0.12–1.18) 0.09
 7 9 0 0.00
Island of residence
 Tutuila 1773 40 2.26 Reference  
 Ofu-Olosega 53 2 3.77 1.7 (0.4–7.22) 0.47
 Ta’u 55 1 1.82 0.8 (0.11–5.94) 0.83
  1. Italicized type indicates significance for inclusion in the full multivariate model