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Research Article

Agreement among Four Prevalence Metrics for Urogenital Schistosomiasis in the Eastern Region of Ghana

Table 2

Results of logistic regression models showing the agreement between prevalence metrics (models 1a, 1b, and 1c).

BoysGirls
Adj-ORCI95%Adj-ORCI95%

Model 1a: = eggs in urine
Measured hematuria(9.83, 57.80)40.00(18.22, 87.83)
Ages 11–0.94(0.42, 2.09)0.90(0.43, 1.88)
Ages 15+0.47(0.18, 1.23)0.65(0.26, 1.62)
Town: 0.89(0.38, 2.11)0.79(0.37, 1.69)

Model 1b: = measured hematuria
Self-reported macrohematuria1.04(0.39, 2.74)4.09(2.12, 7.89)
Ages 11–140.74(0.35, 1.56)1.31(0.67, 2.56)
Ages 15+1.07(0.40, 2.88)0.67(0.28, 1.62)
Town: 1.67(0.65, 4.31)10.68(4.41, 25.91)
Town: 4.30(1.85, 9.99)10.68(4.58, 24.90)

Model 1c: = measured hematuria
Self-reported swimming2.10(0.87, 5.05)3.60(1.64, 7.94)
Ages 11–140.77(0.36, 1.63)0.97(0.50, 1.88)
Ages 15+1.21(0.44, 3.36)0.63(0.26, 1.49)
Town: 1.41(0.53, 3.75)10.91(4.49, 26.49)
Town: 2.60(0.94, 7.02)8.14(3.49, 19.02)

group 1 (ages 6–10 years) was the reference category for the “age” variable for all models.
group 2 (Adasawase) was the reference category for the “town” variable.
group 1 (Akwaboso, Mampong, and Muoso) was the reference category for the “town” variable.
indicates statistical significance at the 0.05 level.

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