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Table 6 Multivariate analysis for the factors associated with GAS carriage among primary school children in Sissa sub-county Wakiso

From: Prevalence of group a streptococcus pharyngeal carriage and clinical manifestations in school children aged 5–15 yrs in Wakiso District, Uganda

  Unadjusted Adjusted
OR 95% CI p-value OR 95% CI P-value
Peri-urban 2.270 1.156–4.457 0.017 2.477 1.005–6.107 0.049
Sore throat 0.534 0.231–1.233 0.142 0.447 0.179–1.116 0.085
Tonsillar enlargement 0.467 0.178–1.224 0.121 0.650 0.235–1.796 0.406
Parent’s employment 0.795 0.339–1.864 0.598 0.629 0.257–1.537 0.309
Female 1.304 0.731 –2.327 0.369 1.269 0.69–2.332 0.443
Household with less than 4 0.693 0.35 –1.371 0.292 0.628 0.301–1.309 0.215
Palatal petechiea 0.467 0.178–1.224 0.121 0.593 0.129–2.725 0.502
Congestion >0.8children /m2 2.152 0.820– 5.643 0.119 1.013 0.297–3.461 0.983