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Table 3 Determinants of malaria infection among children in Jawe district Northwest Ethiopia

From: Incidence of Plasmodium infections and determinant factors among febrile children in a district of Northwest Ethiopia; a cross-sectional study

Variables Malaria status COR [95%CI] AOR [95%CI] P-value
Positive (n) Negative (n)
Distance from stagnant water <=1 km 131 13 0.04 [0.0–0.33] 43.2 [2.8–680.7] < 0.01
> 1 km 115 74
DDT sprays No 122 17 0.02 [0.0–0 .19] 0.02 [0.0–0.88] < 0.01
Yes 24 170
Family Size ≥ 5 110 25 0.07 [0.01–0.70] 14.74 [1.4–151.2] 0.02
< 5 36 162
Bed- time After 22:00 119 14 0.03 [0.0–0.36] 31.9 [2.8–371.3] < 0.01
Before 22:00 27 173
Sleeping outdoor Yes 127 23 0.03 [0.0–0.42] 36.6 [2.4 – 554.2] < 0.01
No 19 164
Sleeping under bed net the previous night No 126 7 0.05 [0.01–0.35] 21.1 [2.8 – 154.7] < 0.01
Yes 20 180