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Table 2 Multivariate logistic regressions for liver and spleen pathology as assessed by clinical examination at baseline (n = 2128)

From: The impact of single versus mixed schistosome species infections on liver, spleen and bladder morbidity within Malian children pre- and post-praziquantel treatment

Estimates from multilevel logistic regressions
  Adjusted ORs for gender and age (95% CI) and p-values for the risk of having hepatomegaly as assessed by MSL >2 cm
Type of schistosomiasis infection intensity related variables For S. mansoni
For S. haematobium none light medium heavy
None 1 1.431 2.049 2.932
   (1.008 to 2.033) (1.016 to 4.132) (1.024 to 8.399)
   p = 0.045 p = 0.045 p = 0.045
Light 0.995 1.425 2.039 2.919
  (0.614 to 1.612) (0.839 to 2.419) (0.956 to 4.349) (1.016 to 8.383)
  p = 0.985 p = 0.190 p = 0.065 p = 0.047
Heavy 0.991 1.418 2.03 2.905
  (0.377 to 2.600) (0.548 to 3.667) (0.704 to 5.850) (0.825 to 10.230)
  p = 0.985 p = 0.471 p = 0.190 p = 0.097
  Adjusted ORs for gender and age (95% CI) and p-values for the risk of having hepatomegaly as assessed by MCL>2 cm
  For S. mansoni
For S. haematobium none light medium heavy
None 1 1.446 2.092 3.025
   (1.006 to 2.078) (1.013 to 4.320) (1.019 to 8.979)
   p = 0.046 p = 0.046 p = 0.046
Light 1.057 1.529 2.211 3.198
  (0.652 to 1.713) (0.895 to 2.611) (1.017 to 4.805) (1.078 to 9.484)
  p = 0.822 p = 0.120 p = 0.045 p = 0.036
Heavy 1.117 1.616 2.337 3.38
  (0.425 to 2.934) (0.623 to 4.189) (0.801 to 6.815) (0.937 to 12.196)
  p = 0.822 p = 0.323 p = 0.120 p = 0.063
  Adjusted ORs for gender and age (95% CI) and p-values for the risk of having splenomegaly as assessed by MCL>2 cm
  For S. mansoni
For S. haematobium none light medium heavy
None 1 1.068 1.142 1.22
   (0.864 to 1.321) (0.747 to 1.745) (0.645 to 2.306)
   p = 0.541 p = 0.541 p = 0.541
Light 0.768 0.82 0.876 0.936
  (0.594 to 0.992) (0.607 to 1.108) (0.557 to 1.378) (0.494 to 1.776)
  p = 0.044 p = 0.197 p = 0.568 p = 0.840
Heavy 0.589 0.629 0.673 0.719
  (0.352 to 0.985) (0.375 to 1.057) (0.368 to 1.228) (0.343 to 1.505)
  p = 0.044 p = 0.080 p = 0.197 p = 0.381
  Adjusted ORs for gender and age (95% CI) and p-values for the risk of having splenomegaly as assessed by MAL>2 cm
  For S. mansoni
For S. haematobium none light medium heavy
None 1 1.099 1.207 1.326
   (0.879 to 1.373) (0.773 to 1.886) (0.679 to 2.591)
   p = 0.408 p = 0.408 p = 0.408
Light 0.754 0.829 0.911 1.001
  (0.576 to 0.988) (0.604 to 1.139) (0.565 to 1.468) (0.510 to 1.965)
  p = 0.041 p = 0.247 p = 0.701 p = 0.998
heavy 0.569 0.625 0.687 0.755
  (0.332 to 0.977) (0.362 to 1.079) (0.364 to 1.296) (0.346 to 1.646)
  p = 0.041 p = 0.092 p = 0.247 p = 0.480
  1. ORs, Odds Ratios; 95% CIs, 95% Confidence Intervals