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Table 3 Results from logistic regression analysis to evaluate factors that affect the incidence of Leishmania donovani infection in the Kafta - Humera lowlands

From: Sero-prevalence of Leishmania donovani infection in labour migrants and entomological risk factors in extra-domestic habitats of Kafta-Humera lowlands - kala-azar endemic areas in the northwest Ethiopia

Dependant variables B S.E. Wald df Sig Exp (B) 95.0% C.I. for EXP(B)
        Lower Upper
A) DAT Positive         
- Stayed both weeding and harvest season 1.04 0.492 4.463 1 0.035 2.83 1.078 7.428
- Involved in night harvest activities −2.014 0.918 4.816 1 0.028 0.133 0.022 0.806
- Sleep in the farm 2.714 1.048 6.71 1 0.01 15.096 1.936 117.716
- Age intervals −0.263 0.226 1.358 1 0.244 0.769 0.494 1.197
- Address 0.92 0.42 4.785 1 0.029 2.508 1.1 5.717
- Number of visit to Humera 0.181 0.176 1.064 1 0.302 1.198 0.85 1.691
- Knows, at least, a sign or symptom −0.961 0.473 4.13 1 0.042 0.383 0.151 0.966
- Knows agent causing VL −18.573 40193 0 1 1 0 0  
- Knows, at least, a method to prevent VL 0.475 0.565 0.709 1 0.4 1.609 0.532 4.864
- Knows VL is a vector born disease −0.468 1.146 0.167 1 0.683 0.626 0.066 5.916
- Constant −4.664 1.264 13.627 1 0 0.009   
B) Sero-reaction         
- Stayed both weeding and harvest season 1.513 0.348 18.889 1 0.00 4.542 2.295 8.988
- Involved in night harvest activities −1.778 0.767 5.375 1 0.02 0.169 0.038 0.76
- Sleep in the farm 1.892 0.779 5.901 1 0.015 6.635 1.441 30.541
- Age intervals of migrant workers −0.304 0.158 3.679 1 0.055 0.738 0.541 1.007
- Address of the labour migrants 1.067 0.321 11.021 1 0.001 2.907 1.548 5.459
- Number of visit to Humera 0.248 0.131 3.588 1 0.058 1.281 0.991 1.655
- Knows, at least, a sign or symptom −1.084 0.318 11.622 1 0.001 0.338 0.181 0.631
- Knows agent causing VL 24.004 40193 0 1 1 2.66 0  
- Knows, at least, a method to prevent VL −0.248 0.418 0.352 1 0.553 0.78 0.344 1.77
- Knows VL is a vector born disease −1.367 1.096 1.555 1 0.212 0.255 0.03 2.185
- Constant −3.336 0.865 14.888 1 0 0.036