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Table 3 Bivariate and multivariable logistic regression analysis on factors associated with IPIs among asymptomatic food handlers at HU, eastern Ethiopia from August 2015 to January 2016

From: Prevalence and associated factors of intestinal parasitic infections among asymptomatic food handlers working at Haramaya University cafeterias, eastern Ethiopia

Characteristics Negative (%) Posetive (%) COR (95% CI) AOR (95% CI)
Sex Female 248 (74.9) 83 (25.1) 0.97 [0.57, 1.68]
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Male 64 (74.4) 22 (25.6)
Age (in years) >  40 98 (67.6) 47 (32.4) 2.11 [0.54, 7.00]
1.79 [0.97, 3.31]
1.05 [0.57, 1.93]
1
1.61 [0.44, 5.88]
1.77 [0.89, 3.51]
0.92 [0.48, 1.79]
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31–40 131 (79.9) 33 (20.1)
21–30 69 (75.8) 22 (24.2)
<  21 14 (82.2) 3 (17.6)
Formal education No 63 (63.6) 36 (36.4) 2.11 [1.29, 3.43]
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2.13 [1.24, 3.67]*
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Yes 249 (78.3) 69 (21.7)
Years of service (in years) >  10 136 (69.4) 60 (30.6) 2.01 [1.17, 3.47]
1.42 [0.73, 2.73]
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1.66 [0.91, 3.03]
1.57 [0.78, 3.20]
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5–10 71 (76.3) 22 (23.7)
<  5 105 (82.0) 23 (18.0)
Average monthly income (in USD) < 45.7 205 (70.4) 86 (29.6) 3.78 [1.66, 8.58]
3.15 [0.99, 10.07]
1.88 [0.54, 6.48]
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3.86 [1.62, 9.20]*
3.22 [0.91, 11.43]
1.87 [0.50, 6.99]
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45.7–91.3 20 (74.1) 7 (25.9)
91.4–137 24 (82.8) 5 (17.2)
> 137 63 (90.0) 7 (10.0)
Ownership of cafeteria Private 61 (79.2) 16 (20.8) 0.74 [0.41, 1.35]
HU 251 (73.8) 89 (26.2)
Hand washing before food preparing with a soap No 79 (71.2) 32 (28.8) 1.29 [0.79, 2.11]
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Yes 233 (76.1) 73 (23.9)
Hand washing after touching body parts No 150 (70.4) 63 (29.6) 1.62 [1.03, 2.54]
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1.33 [0.81, 2.18]
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Yes 162 (79.4) 42 (20.6)
Use of apron when handling food No 109 (69.9) 47 (30.1) 1.51 [0.96, 2.37]
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1.37 [0.83, 2.27]
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Yes 203 (77.8) 58 (22.2)
Hand washing after toilet with a soap No 231 (71.5) 92 (28.5) 2.48 [1.32, 4.68]
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2.43 [1.22, 4.86] *
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Yes 81 (86.2) 13 (13.8)
Fingernail trimming No 81 (58.7) 57 (41.3) 3.39 [2.14, 5.36]
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3.31 [1.99, 5.49] *
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Yes 231 (82.8) 48 (17.2)
Hand washing before eating food with a soap No 75 (72.8) 28 (27.2) 0.59 [0.69, 1.90]
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Yes 237 (75.5) 77 (24.5)
Medical check-up (in the last 6 months) No 223 (72.6) 84 (27.4) 1.59 [0.93, 2.73]
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1.43 [0.79, 2.57]
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Yes 89 (80.9) 21 (19.1)
Food safety training No 219 (74.7) 74 (25.3) 1.10 [0.62, 1.64]
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Yes 93 (75.0) 31 (25.0)
  1. Note: *P < 0.05, COR Crude odds ratio, AOR Adjusted odds ratio, CI Confidence interval