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Table 2 Dengue virus infection in relation to risk factors in febrile patients (N = 529) in Arba Minch districts in southern Ethiopia, 2016

From: Seropositivity to dengue and associated risk factors among non-malarias acute febrile patients in Arba Minch districts, southern Ethiopia

Variables Total N (%) IgG test n (%) IgM test n (%) COR (95% CI)
IgG + Ve IgG -Ve IgM + Ve IgM -Ve IgG test IgM test
Use of bed-net
at previous night
 Yes 360 (68.1) 94 (17.8) 266 (50.3) 32 (6.1) 328 (62.0) 0.9 (0.6–1.3) 1.6 (0.7–3.2)
 No 169 (31.9) 39 (7.4) 130 (24.5) 10 (1.9) 159 (30.1) 1 1
Presence of stagnant
water in the village
 Yes 172 (32.5) 43 (8.1) 129 (24.4) 14 (2.7) 158 (29.9) 1 1
 No 357 (67.5) 90 (17.0) 267 (50.5) 28 (5.3) 329 (62.2) 1.0 (0.7–1.5) 1.0 (0.5–2.0)
Habit of staying outside at the night
 Yes 414 (78.3) 103 (19.5) 311 (58.8) 30 (5.7) 384 (72.6) 1.1 (0.7–1.7) 0.7 (0.3–1.4)
 No 115 (21.7) 30 (5.7) 85 (16.0) 12 (2.3) 103 (19.5) 1 1
Resent mosquito bite
 Yes 246 (46.5) 62 (25.2) 184 (21.3) 35 (6.6) 211 (39.9) 1.0 (0.6–1.7) 1.0 (0.4–2.2)
 No 283 (53.5) 71 (25.1) 212 (28.4) 7 (1.3) 276 (52.2) 1 1