Table 3: Risk factors associated with placental malaria.

Factor levelRisk factorCrude ORAdjusted OR(95% CI)P-value

BackgroundAge (continuous per year) 0.95 0.95(0.89–1.00).066
District of residence
 Kampala1.01.0
 Wakiso1.181.4(0.742.60).31
 Other1.801.9(0.794.74).15
Education (continuous per level)0.790.75(0.481.17).21
IntermediateGravidity
 G11.01.0
 G2-30.811.0(0.542.07).88
G4 0.38 0.72(0.212.50).61
ProximateReceived IPT
 None1.01.0
 1 dose of SP0.931.11(0.602.07).73
 2 doses of SP0.550.49(0.161.49).21
Used bednet 0.56 0.56(0.31–0.99).046

Significant associations ( ).