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Table 3 Results of univariate analysis

From: Analysis of risk factors for T. brucei rhodesiensesleeping sickness within villages in south-east Uganda

   OR CI95 p  
Land use around homestead Cassava 1.93 1.01–3.68 0.046 *
  Bananas 0.47 0.2–1.09 0.079  
  Millet 0.9 0.39–2.14 0.827  
  Maize 0.94 0.46–1.9 0.857  
  Cattle 1.46 0.72–2.96 0.292  
  No. of cattle 1.01 0.88–1.17 0.833 +
  Pigs 0.78 0.29–2.09 0.618  
Familial characteristics Sleeping sickness in member of family 3.6 1.34–9.7 0.011 *
  Family members in neighbouring villages 0.63 0.21–1.91 0.41  
  Marital status 1.42 0.54–3.75 0.469 ++
Livestock ownership Livestock ownership 0.67 0.19–2.36 0.530  
  Cattle 1.53 0.77–3.1 0.227  
  No. of cattle owned 1 0.89–1.1 0.829 +
  Chicken 0.75 0.38–1.46 0.400  
  Pigs 0.67 0.32–1.38 0.435  
  Goats 1 0.5–2 1  
  Dogs 0.93 0.44–1.98 0.847  
Occupation Agriculture 0.17 0.02–1.38 0.097  
  Working in Household 1.25 0.34–7.65 0.739  
  Livestock (source of income) 0.86 0.289–2.55 0.782  
  Regular work outside village 0.5 0.19–1.33 0.166  
  Herding cattle 0.8 0.37–1.7 0.565  
  Visiting cattle market 0.48 0.22–1.01 0.053  
  Collecting water 0.9 0.39–2.14 0.827  
  Collecting firewood 0.93 0.44–1.98 0.847  
  Washing clothes outside homestead 1.25 0.65–2.41 0.506  
  No. of times clothes washed outside homestead (week) 1.24 0.83–1.82 0.293 +
  1. *) Significant at 95% level (p < 0.05)
  2. +) Continuous variable
  3. ++) 1 = married, 0 = single, divorced or widowed