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Table 4 Multivariate predictors of subclinical RHD

From: Prevalence and risk factors for Subclinical Rheumatic Heart Disease among primary school children in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania: a community based cross-sectional study

Factor COR (95% CI) p value AOR (95% CI) p value
Age     
 > 9 years 10.6 (1.4–78.2) 0.02 10.8 (1.4–82.2) 0.02
 *≤ 9 years     
Hygiene     
 Poor 2.5 (1.2–5.3) 0.02 3 (1.3–6.8) 0.009
 *Good     
Overcrowding     
 Yes 1.9 (0.9–3.8) 0.09 -
 *No     
Family income     
 Low 1.7 (0.8–3.6) 0.19 -
 *Middle     
URTI     
 Recurrent     
 *Non-recurrent 19.6 (9.1–41.2) 0.00 21 (9.6–46) 0.00
  1. *Reference