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Table 3 Shows a multivariate analysis of the Factors associated with OME in children aged 2–12 years attending the Paediatric Clinic at MNRH

From: Otitis media with effusion in children aged 2–12 years attending the paediatric clinic at Mulago National Referral Hospital, a Ugandan tertiary hospital: a cross-sectional study

Characteristics odds ratio 95% CI Type="Bold">P-value*
 Male child 2.22 0.80 – 6.20 0.127
 School attendance 2.78 0.82 – 9.44 0.102
 Exposure to smoking 0.22 0.01—3.23 0.269
Frequent AOM 5.14 1.66 – 15.96 0.005*
  Allergy 1.49 0.56 – 3.99 0.429
Snoring 6.32 2.32 – 17.26 0.000*
  Delayed speech 1.99 0.64 – 6.20 0.235
  1. *Statistically significant risk factors