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Table 3 A multivariable logistic regression analysis of potential risk factors with Giardia lamblia and Hymenolepis nana infestations identified using formal ether concentration technique among preschool children in Sekota town, Waghimra zone, Ethiopia, 2019, (total positive for GL, n = 55, and total negative for GL, n = 323), and (total positive for HN, n = 19, and total negative for HN, n = 359)

From: Prevalence and risk factors of intestinal parasitic infestations among preschool children in Sekota town, Waghimra zone, Ethiopia

 Giardia lambliaP-valueCORP-valueAOR95%CI
VariablesCategoriesYes (%)No (%)LowerUpper
Child sexMale19 (10)171 (90) 1 1  
Female36 (80.9)152 (19.1)0.0132.130.0232.2351.1154.480
Place spentIndoor17(23)57(77) 1 1  
Outdoor38(12.5)266 (87.5)0.0242.0880.0400.4630.2220.964
Deworming intakeYes12(7.7)144(92.3) 1 1  
No43(19.4)179(80.6)0.0022.880.0292.3651.0915.127
Complete vaccinationYes44281 1 1  
No11420.171.670.5341.3470.5273.448
Shoes waring habitSometimes272430. 140.580.3010.6710.3151.429
Not wear15120.006.540.0009.9093.31329.636
Regularly1368 1 1  
Presence of latrineYes42(17.9)193(82.1) 1 1  
No13(9.1)130(90.9)0.020.460.2910.6330.2711.478
Presence of animal in homeYes33(16.4)168(83.6)0.271.380.5631.2430.5942.601
No22(12.4)155(87.6) 1 1  
Cleanness of child fingerYes22(18.3)98(81.7) 1 1  
No33(12.8)225(87.2)0.160.650.8451.0710.5352.144
  Hymenolepis nanaP-valueCORAOR95%CIP-value
Yes (%)No (%)LowerUpper
Child sexMale15(8.4)174(91.6)0.0075.677.512.0727.200.002*
Female3(1.6)185(98.4) 11   
Deworming intakeYes4(2.6)152(97.4) 11   
No15(6.8)207(93.2)0.0772.753.371.0510.80.04*
Shoes waring habitSometimes11(4.1)259(95.9)0.7360.820.770.232.590.77
Not wear4(14.8)23(85.2)0.1053.352.430.5211.462.43
Regularly4(4.9)77(95.1) 11   
Presence of latrineYes15(6.4)220(93.6) 11   
No4(2.8)139(97.2)0.130.420.310.091.000.05
  1. Key: GL- Giardia lamblia, and HN- Hymenolepis nana, *P-value is less than 0.05