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Table 3 Bivariate and multivariate logistic analysis of factors associated with intestinal helminthes among Anbesame Primary school children from March to May, 2019

From: Soil-transmitted helminthes and Schistosoma mansoni infections among primary school children at Ambasame primary school, North-West Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

Characteristics Intestinal parasitic infections COR(95% CI) P-value AOR(95% CI) P-value
Positive [N (%)] Negative [N (%)]
Age < 7 16 (4.3) 22 (5.9) 0.74 (0.35–1.58) 0.437 3.29 (1.21–8.91) 0.019
7–14 51 (13.6) 185 (49.3) 0.28 (0.17–0.46) < 0.001 0.59 (0.31–1.09) 0.093
> 14 50 (13.3) 51 (13.6) 1   1  
Grade level Grade 1–4 37 (9.9) 130 (34.7) 1   1  
Grade 5–8 80 (21.3) 128 (34.1) 2.20 (1.39–3.49) 0.001 1.38 (0.59–3.23) 0.453
Father education Illiterate 45 (12.0) 51 (13.6) 4.77 (2.60–8.75) < 0.001 3.68 (1.98–6.91) < 0.001
Read & write 20 (5.3) 16 (4.3) 6.76 (3.04–15.04) < 0.001 5.41 (2.37–12.33) < 0.001
Primary school 24 (6.4) 40 (10.7) 3.25 (1.64–6.41) 0.001 3.13 (1.57–6.21) 0.001
Secondary school 6 (1.6) 32 (8.5) 1.01 (0.38–2.71) 0.978 1.01 (0.38–2.71) 0.982
College and above 22 (5.9) 119 (31.7) 1   1  
Mother education Illiterate 73 (19.5) 83 (22.1) 4.78 (2.72–8.37) < 0.001 0.27 (0.01–7.43) 0.354
Read & write 7 (1.9) 8 (2.1) 4.75 (1.56–14.50) 0.006 0.28 (0.01–13.11) 0.518
Primary school 10 (2.7) 29 (7.7) 1.87 (0.80–4.41) 0.151 0.232 (0.01–8.58) 0.427
Secondary school 6 (1.6) 24 (6.4) 1.36 (0.50–3.72) 0.553 0.94 (0.06–14.84) 0.967
College 21 (5.6) 114 (30.4) 1   1  
Residence Rural 78 (20.8) 86 (22.9) 4.00 (2.52–6.36) < 0.001 1.43 (0.58–3.55) 0.439
Urban 39 (10.4) 172 (45.9) 1   1  
Water source Tape water 96 (25.6) 245 (65.3) 1   1  
River 1 (0.3) 0 (0.0)   
Lake 16 (4.3) 10 (2.7) 4.08 (1.79–9.31) 0.001 1.51 (0.59–3.86) 0.386
Well 4 (1.1) 3 (0.8) 3.40 (0.75–15.49) 0.113 0.97 (0.19–5.05) 0.970
Latrine presence Yes 107 (28.5) 257 (68.5) 1   1  
No 10 (2.7) 1 (0.3) 24.01 (3.04–189.96) 0.003 12.96 (1.60–104.87) 0.016
Washing hands after toilet Yes 43 (11.5) 147 (39.2) 1   1  
No 74 (19.7) 111 (29.6) 2.28 (1.45–3.57) < 0.001 1.07 (0.60–1.89) 0.819
Washing hands before food Yes 87 (23.2) 217 (57.9) 1   1  
No 30 (8.0) 41 (10.9) 1.83 (1.07–3.11) 0.027 0.72 (0.37–1.42) 0.342
Trimmed nail Yes 95 (25.3) 239 (63.7) 1   1  
No 22 (5.9) 19 (5.1) 2.91 (1.51–5.63) 0.001 2.09 (1.02–4.27) 0.043
Shoe wearing habit Yes 109 (29.1) 251 (66.9) 1   1  
No 8 (2.1) 7 (1.9) 0.38 (0.13–1.07) 0.068 0.89 (0.25–3.13) 0.854
Animals contact Yes 56 (14.9) 182 (48.5) 2.61 (1.66–4.09) < 0.001 0.89 (0.43–1.84) 0.753
No 61 (16.3) 76 (20.3) 1   1