Table 2: Factors associated with hookworm infection in eastern settings of Côte d'Ivoire.

Explanatory variable PokoukroPrakroSoribadougou
Univariate analysisMultivariate analysisUnivariate analysisMultivariate analysisUnivariate analysisMultivariate analysis

Sexn ()ORpORpn ()ORpORpn ()ORpORp

Male17 (37)0.82>0.2NANA28 (87)5.094.59>0.0516 (55)0.69>0.2NANA
Female10 (38)1 (57)26 (63)
School attending
Yes9 (32)0.72>0.2NANA29 (80)2.073.68>0.0523 (58)0.20>0.2NANA
No18 (41)10 (66)19 (61)
School level
Primary school25 (39)0.49>0.2NANA35 (74)NANANANA40 (66)0.42>0.2NANA
College/high school2 (25)4 (100)2 (50)
Outside defecation
Most of the time20 (47)3.412.25>0.0536 (87)16.811.628 (80)3.283.23
No/rarely7 (24)3 (30)14 (40)
Barefoot walking
Most of the time15 (51)2.6781.41>0.0523 (76)1.03>0.2NANA18 (64)0.60>0.2NANA
No/rarely12 (28)16 (76)24 (57)
Occupation
Yes26 (37)0.74>0.2NANA39 (78)NANANANA34 (65)1.540.95>0.05
No1 (50)0 (0)8 (44)
Farming activity
Yes24 (40)1.78>0.2NANA31 (86)5.4214.132 (65)1.370.51>0.05
No3 (25)8 (53)10 (47)
Irrigated culture
Yes19 (55)4.533.2318 (81)1.74>0.2NANA29 (65)1.310.66>0.05
No8 (21)21 (72)13 (50)
Raising dog/cat
Yes19 (42)1.644>0.2NANA1 (100)NANANANA27 (71)2.031.94
No8 (30)38 (76)15 (46)

n: number of positive individuals, NA: multivariate analysis not applicable, and OR: odd ratio. p value ≤ 0.2 . Statistically significant (p≤0.05).