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Table 3 Factors associated with children’s Ov status (n = 284)

From: Mothers’ Opisthorchis viverrini infection status and raw fish dish consumption in Lao People’s Democratic Republic: determinants of child infection status

  OR 95% CI p value AOR 95% CI p value
Children’s sex
 Male (ref)       
 Female 0.76 (0.43–1.34) 0.345 0.47 (0.21–1.05) 0.065
Age of child 1.11 (1.01–1.22) 0.034 1.08 (0.94–1.24) 0.258
Age of mother 1.06 (1.02–1.10) 0.004 1.05 (0.99–1.11) 0.083
Ethnicity
 Lao-Tai (ref)       
 Mon-Khmer 1.58 (0.67–3.73) 0.297 0.64 (0.05–7.54) 0.724
Education status of mother
 No schooling/illiterate (ref)       
 Primary 0.94 (0.47–1.86) 0.851 2.05 (0.84–5.03) 0.115
 Secondary 0.42 (0.16–1.08) 0.072 1.31 (0.38–4.48) 0.668
Wealth index
 Poorest (ref)       
 Poorer 0.48 (0.13–1.70) 0.255 1.16 (0.25–5.51) 0.849
 Middle 0.33 (0.10–1.08) 0.066 0.73 (0.17–3.20) 0.675
 Richer 0.60 (0.17–2.11) 0.424 1.37 (0.28–6.80) 0.701
 Richest 0.22 (0.07–0.72) 0.012 0.73 (0.13–3.96) 0.715
Main fuel
 Wood (ref)       
 Charcoal/coal/lignite 0.39 (0.21–0.73) 0.003 0.58 (0.23–1.45) 0.242
Main toilet
 No facility (ref)       
 Pit latrine 0.63 (0.30–1.32) 0.220 1.12 (0.40–3.10) 0.828
 Flush 0.28 (0.13–0.64) 0.002 0.66 (0.20–2.16) 0.493
Mother likes raw fish
 No (ref)       
 Yes 2.95 (1.47–5.95) 0.002 2.47 (1.07–5.69) 0.033
Mothers’ Ov status
 Negative (ref)       
 Positive 5.77 (2.25–14.77) < 0.001 10.45 (3.13–34.86) < 0.001