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Table 7 Bi-variable and Multivariable analysis of IPI among mentally disabled and non-disabled students in Bahir Dar City, Amhara Regional State, Ethiopia

From: Intestinal parasitic infections and associated factors among mentally disabled and non-disabled primary school students, Bahir Dar, Amhara regional state, Ethiopia, 2018: a comparative cross-sectional study

Variables Category IPI COR (95%CI) AOR (95%CI)
Yes, N (%) No, N (%)
Shoe wearing habit at home Always 48(11.5) 81(19.4) 1
Sometimes 75(17.9) 104(24.9) 1.217(0.765, 1.936)
Never 65(15.6) 45(10.8) 2.437(1.447, 4.106) **
Shoe wearing habit at school Always 172(41.1) 225(53.8) 1
Sometimes 16(3.8) 5(1.2) 4.186(1.504, 11.651) **
Frequency of shower <= 1 times per week 106(24.5) 85(20.3) 2.060(1.141, 3.721) *
2 times per week 59(14.1) 107(25.6) 0.911(0.496, 1.673)
> = 3 times per week 23(5.5) 38(9.1) 1
Water contact activity 1 time per week 28(6.7) 36(8.6) 0.809(0.466,1.405)
2–3 times per week 22(5.3) 29(6.9) 0.789(0.430,1.447)
> 3 times per week 14(3.3) 36(8.6) 0.405(0.208, 0.786) **
Never 124(29.7) 129(30.9) 1
Latrine utilization Always 155(37.1) 209(50) 1
Sometimes 25 (6) 16(3.8) 2.107(1.088, 4.080) *
Never 8(1.9) 5(1.2) 2.157(0.692, 6.722)
Type of latrine used at home Dry/pit latrine 41(9.8) 24(5.7) 2.050(1.160, 3.623) *
Flash latrine 47(11.2) 86(20.6) 0.656(0.421, 1.022)
pour flash latrine 100(23.9) 120(28.7) 1
Hand washing facility around the latrine No 85(20.3) 68(16.3) 1.966(1.313,2.943) **
Yes 103(24.6) 162(38.8) 1  
Ways of defecation Using latrine 148(35.4) 211(50.5) 1
Open field 28(6.7) 13(3.1) 3.071(1.539, 6.125) **
Using popo 12(2.9) 6(1.4) 2.851(1.047, 7.768) *
Health checkup No 131(31.3) 102(24.4) 2.884(1.923,4.326) *** 1.869(1.156,3.023) *
Yes 57(13.6) 128(30.6) 1 1
Modes of transportation Car 32(7.7) 67(16.0) 1
Foot 69(16.5) 40(9.6) 3.612(2.035, 6.410) ***
Both 87(20.8) 123(29.4) 1.481(0.896, 2.448)
Source of cooking & sanitation water Tap water 133(31.8) 210(50.2) 1 1
well & Tape 55(13.2) 20(4.8) 4.342(2.490,7.571) *** 4.404(2.319,8.364) ***
  1. Note: * statistically significant at P < 0.05, ** < 0.01, *** < 0.001