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Table 4 Determinant of intestinal parasitic infections from backward stepwise (Wald) logistic regression in among children aged 6 to 59 months, Boricha district, South Ethiopia, 2018 (n = 622)

From: Prevalence and factors associated with intestinal parasites among children of age 6 to 59 months in, Boricha district, South Ethiopia, in 2018

VariableCategoriesIntestinal parasitesCOR (95% CI)AOR(95% CI)p-value
YesNo
Wealth indexPoorest113415.65 (3.35,9.5)*1.04 (0.49,2.22)0.62
Poor39332.42 (1.33,4.4)*0.79 (0.34,1.78)0.57
Middle69881.6 (0.98,2.62)0.57 (0.29,1.10)0.72
Rich42751.14 (0.67,1.95)0.57 (0.28,1.15)0.64
Richest408211 
Source of drinking waterProtected19928611 
Unprotected104334.52 (3.13,7.62)*1.14 (0.58,2.24)0.351
Raw vegetables & fruitsYes143416.0 (4.07,9.02)*2.65 (1.6,4.7)**0.002
No16027811 
Absence of latrineYes135385.9 (4,8.9)*2.9 (1.6,5.3)**0.001
No16828111 
Wearing ShoesYes12724411 
No176754.5 (3.2,6.4)*3.5 (2.2,5.7)**0.001
Family sizeSmall7822211 
Medium71464.4 (2.8,6.9)*2.3 (1.3,4.2)**0.03
Large family154518.6 (5.7,12.9)*2.7 (1.5,5)**0.001
  1. Key: 1 = reference categories; * = Indicates significant association (P-value < 0.25); ** = Indicate the highly significant association (P-value < 0.05); COR Crude Odds Ratio, AOR Adjusted Odds Ratio, CI Confidence Interval