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Table 6 Multivariable logistic regression analysis between predictor variables and active trachoma among children of age 1–9 years in Gazegibela district, Northeast Ethiopia, 2015

From: Prevalence of active trachoma and associated risk factors among children in Gazegibela district of Wagehemra Zone, Amhara region, Ethiopia: community-based cross-sectional study

Variables Active trachoma OR(95 % CI for OR)
  Yes (n = 315) No (n = 286) Crude Adjusted
Water sources     
 Protected sources 220 238 1.00 1.00
 Unprotected sources 95 48 2.1(1.45–3.17) 2.9(1.70–4.81)*
Family monthly income     
 ≤350 ETB 140 48 7.1(4.34–11.55) 3.9(2.04–7.61)*
 351–450 ETB 87 68 3.1(1.94–5.03) 1.9(1.06–3.68)*
 451–650 ETB 45 65 1.7(1.01–2.84) 1.5(0.77–2.95)
 >650 ETB 43 105 1.00 1.00
Occupation HH     
 Farmers 291 253 1.6(0.91–2.75) 3.3(1.02–10.65)*
 Merchants 24 33 1.00 1.00
Presence of latrine     
 Yes 203 275 1.00 1.00
 No 112 11 13.8(7.24–26.29) 12.9(5.96–28.29)*
Sex of child     
 Male 76 192 1.00 1.00
 Female 239 94 6.4(4.49–9.18) 6.1(3.85–9.61)*
Frequency of face washing     
 Two or more times/day 196 247 1.00 1.00
 Once/day 119 39 3.8(2.56–5.78) 2.6(1.43–4.72)*
  1. ETB Ethiopian Birr, HH household, AOR adjusted odds ratio, COR crude odds ratio, Asterisk shows the variable is significant at p-value of 0.05 level in the multivariable logistic regression analysis