Journal of Parasitology Research / 2019 / Article / Tab 5

Research Article

A Study of Trichomonas vaginalis Infection and Correlates in Women with Vaginal Discharge Referred at Fann Teaching Hospital in Senegal

Table 5

Factors associated with Trichomonas vaginalis infection among participating women.

Univariate analysis Multivariate analysis
ParametersOdds ratioAdjusted Odds ratiop value
(95%CI)(95%CI)

Vaginal flora
Type IReferenceReference--
Type II1.5 (0.8 - 2.9)1.6 (0.9 - 3.0)0.12
Type III2.9 (1.7 - 5.0)2.6 (1.5 - 4.4)0.001
Type IV3.9 (2.5 - 6.1)3.3 (2.1 - 5.3)0.001

Erythrocytes

AbsenceReferenceReference--
Presence2.8 (2.0 - 3.9)2.8 (1.9 - 3.9)0.001

Leucocytes

AbsenceReferenceReference--
Presence1.7 (0.5 - 5.5)1.3 (0.4 - 4.2)0.70

Marital status

SingleReferenceReference--
Divorced2.7 (1.6 - 4.6)2.1 (1.2 - 3.7)0.009
Married-monogamous0.9 (0.6 - 1.4)0.8 (0.5 - 1.3)0.46
Married-polygamous1.3 (0.8 - 2.1)1.3 (0.8 - 2.1)0.30

Age group

Less than 25 yearsReferenceReference--
25 to 30 years1.0 (0.6 - 1.4)0.9 (0.6 - 1.4)0.73
31 to 35 years1.2 (0.8 - 2.0)1.1 (0.7 - 1.9)0.59
36 to 40 years1.6 (0.9 - 2.5)1.3 (0.8 - 2.2)0.27
41 to 45 years1.5 (0.8 - 2.6)1.1 (0.6 - 2.1)0.65
46 and more1.2 (0.7 - 2.2)0.7 (0.4 - 1.3)0.28

Study period

2006ReferenceReference--
20071.7 (0.9 - 3.0)1.7 (0.9 - 3.1)0.08
20080.9 (0.6 - 1.5)0.8 (0.5 - 1.3)0.42
20090.6 (0.4 - 0.9)0.5 (0.3 - 0.8)0.003
20100.4 (0.3 - 0.7)0.4 (0.3 - 0.6)0.001
20110.5 (0.3 - 0.9)0.5 (0.3 - 0.9)0.03

Hosmer Lemeshow Goodness of fit test: Chi (8 ddl)=7.79; p=0.45
Area under the curve (AUC)=0.71; test for Multicollinearity using variance inflation factor (VIF)=1.41 - Akaike information criterion=1423; Bayesian information criterion (BIC)=1542.

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