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Table 3 Adjusted effects of categorized variables which predict a lower risk for symptoms in a multivariate model

From: Natural antibody response to Plasmodium falciparum merozoite antigens MSP5, MSP9 and EBA175 is associated to clinical protection in the Brazilian Amazon

Variables Log rank test Odds ratio Confidence interval 95% for OR
RI EBA175 X2 (2) = 14.660   
3° Tercile x 1° Tercile p < 0.001 8.000 1.686–37.951
RI EBA175 X2 (2) = 20,775 p < 0.000 5.757 1.119–29.627
3° Tercile x 1° Tercile
RI MSP5 9.447 1.289–69.256
3° Tercile x 2° Tercile
  1. A significant result indicates that strong responders against the indicated antigens are more likely to remain symptom-free. The terciles inform which ranked groups of responses were compared. See the Methods section for calculation of values.