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Table 3 Associations between personal factors and H. pylori infection status in schoolchildren in Ziway, central Ethiopia

From: Individual and household correlates of Helicobacter pylori infection among Young Ethiopian children in Ziway, Central Ethiopia

 PositiveH. pyloriNegativeH. pylori         
N%N%COR(95% CI)PAOR(95% CI)PAORa(95% CI)P
Age
  < 51750.01750.0111
 5–913765.27334.81.88(0.91–3.89)0.091.77(0.81–3.87)0.151.82(0.87–3.80)0.11
 10–1412969.05831.02.22(1.06–4.66)0.031.98(0.88–4.44)0.102.07(0.98–4.39)0.06
Sex
 Male13762.68237.4111
 Female14868.86731.21.32(0.89–1.97)0.201.36(0.90–2.04)0.151.34(0.89–2.00)0.16
Have older siblings
 Yes16963.89636.20.81(0.54–1.22)0.320.76(0.50–1.16)0.21
 No11568.55331.511
Vaccination status
 Vaccinated28065.714634.311
 Unvaccinated562.5337.50.87(0.20–3.69)0.852.13(0.38–12.1)0.39
Regularly breastfeeding
 Yes9536.44334.111
 No16663.68365.90.91(0.58–1.42)0.660.93(0.59–1.46)0.74
Currently taking antibiotics
 Yes8961.05739.0111
 No19668.19231.91.36(0.90–2.07)0.141.24(0.80–1.91)0.341.26(0.82–1.93)0.29
Deworming medication in last 6 months
 Yes20465.210934.80.92(0.59–1.44)0.730.91(0.57–1.44)0.68
 No8166.94033.111
Hemoglobin count g/dL
  < 11.51058.8741.20.74(0.28–1.98)0.550.70(0.22–2.25)0.55
  ≥ 11.527565.914234.111
  1. aAOR includes only variables with COR p < 0.3