Table 3.

Results of maximum-likelihood logistic regression models predicting the probability of CRP in the top tertile (≥0.7 mg l−1), excluding individuals with CRP > 10 mg l−1 (n = 1409).a

unadjustedmodel 1model 2
OR95% CIOR95% CIOR95% CI
diarrhoea, 1st year (no. episodes)0.940.84, 1.050.980.87, 1.100.980.87, 1.11
diarrhoea, 2nd year0.90*0.81, 0.990.90†0.81, 1.000.89*0.80, 0.99
resp. infect., 1st year0.970.89, 1.060.970.88, 1.061.000.90, 1.10
resp. infect., 2nd year1.020.94, 1.111.050.96, 1.151.000.91, 1.10
faeces near house (0–4)1.000.82, 1.211.040.85, 1.281.020.82, 1.26
animal faeces in house (no. intervals)0.86**0.78, 0.940.86**0.78, 0.940.87**0.79, 0.96
open water source (0, 1)0.900.63, 1.280.870.59, 1.260.910.60, 1.38
flush toilet (0, 1)0.990.79, 1.250.950.74, 1.210.940.72, 1.24
household density (persons/room)0.980.91, 1.060.980.90, 1.060.960.89, 1.05
dry season birth (0, 1)0.70*0.52, 0.940.70*0.51, 0.940.67*0.49, 0.92
birth weight (kg)0.780.59, 1.030.770.59, 1.020.71*0.53, 0.95
  • aModel 1 includes variables listed in table 3 and adjusts for gender. Model 2 includes these variables, but also adjusts for maternal education, household income at birth, current household income, current waist circumference, skinfold thickness, oral contraceptive use, symptoms of infection at the time of blood collection and household pathogen exposure.

  • *p < 0.05.

  • **p < 0.01.

  • ***p < 0.001.

  • p < 0.10.