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Table 6 Covariates of prevalence of CSOM at 12 month follow-up in the intervention and control groups using generalised estimating equation (GEE)

From: Effect of a participatory intervention in women’s self-help groups for the prevention of chronic suppurative otitis media in their children in Jumla Nepal: a cluster-randomised trial

Parameter B SE Hypothesis test Odds ratio 95% CI
Wald chi-square df P
(Intercept) −4.72 1.19 15.68 1 0.001 0.009 0.001 to 0.09
Group (control vs intervention) 0.30 0.46 0.42 1 0.52 1.345 0.55 to 3.28
VDC (1 vs 2) 0.58 0.48 1.41 1 0.23 1.78 0.69 to 4.59
Distance to health post (<  1 h vs ≥ 1 h) 0.45 0.57 0.63 1 0.43 1.57 0.52 to 4.75
Caste (Dalit vs Brahmin/Chhetri) 0.21 0.53 0.16 1 0.69 1.24 0.44 to 3.49
Woman’s education (none vs some) 0.63 0.77 0.66 1 0.42 1.87 0.41 to 8.50
Area of household land (hals) −0.24 0.14 2.78 1 0.10 0.79 0.60 to 1.04
Number of cattle, buffalo, horses 0.16 0.07 4.43 1 0.04 1.17 1.01 to 1.35
Woman’s age −0.01 0.06 0.01 1 0.91 0.99 0.88 to 1.12
Children’s BMI-for-age z score −0.66 0.22 9.07 1 0.003 0.52 0.34 to 0.79