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Table 2 Logistic regression analysis of Enterobius vermicularis infection among preschool children from kindergartens in the capital area of the Republic of the Marshall Islands

From: Enterobius vermicularis infection: prevalence and risk factors among preschool children in kindergarten in the capital area, Republic of the Marshall Islands

Variable Enterobius vermicularis
OR 95% CI p value
Gender
 Female 1.00   0.51
 Male 1.21 0.69~2.09
Age
  ≤ 5 years 1.00   0.08
  > 5 years 1.66 0.95~2.90
Urban residence
 No 1.00   0.16
 Yes 1.65 0.82~3.32
Father employed
 No 1.00   0.33
 Yes 1.43 0.64~3.19
Mother employed
 No 1.00   0.23
 Yes 0.69 0.38~1.26
Have an older brother
 No 1.00   0.38
 Yes 0.76 0.42~1.40
Have an older sister
 No 1.00   0.04*
 Yes 2.02 1.05~3.88
Have a younger brother
 No 1.00   0.97
 Yes 0.99 0.56~1.74
Have a younger sister
 No 1.00   0.71
 Yes 0.90 0.51~1.58
  1. OR odds ratio, CI confidence interval