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Table 2 Risk factors of P. falciparum parasitaemia assessed by univariate Poisson regression

From: Geographically weighted regression of land cover determinants of Plasmodium falciparum transmission in the Ashanti Region of Ghana

Variable Incidence rate ratio P-value (Walds test) 95% confidence interval
Ethnic group: Northerners 1.16 0.001 1.06 1.27
Financial situation¥ 0.72 <0.001 0.67 0.78
Mosquito protection¤ 0.78 <0.001 0.72 0.84
Mother education£ 0.72 <0.001 0.67 0.77
Mother occupation¢ 1.55 <0.001 1.45 1.67
SP-armμ 0.91 0.003 0.85 0.97
Sickle cell trait (HbAS) 0.97 0.56 0.88 1.07
  1. Categories: ¥good financial situation, ¤uses bed-net/fly-screen, £at least secondary school education, ¢mother works as a farmer, μIPTi with sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine.