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Table 7 Multivariable analysis of the Solar Disinfection (SODIS) intervention effects on the incidence of diarrhea among under-five children, Dabat district, northwest Ethiopia, 10 January to 7 July 2016

From: The effect of SODIS water treatment intervention at the household level in reducing diarrheal incidence among children under 5 years of age: a cluster randomized controlled trial in Dabat district, northwest Ethiopia

Factors Crude IRR (95% CI) Adjusted IRR (95% CI) p value
Intervention 0.59 (0.51,0.70) 0.60 (0.52,0.70) p < 0.001
Control 1.0 1.0
Age of child 0.967 (0.962, 0.972) 0.966 (0.963, 0.972) p < 0.001
Sex of child
 Male 0.92 (0.79, 1.09) 0.99 (0.86, 1.15) 0.934
 Female 1.0 1.0
Water source
 Improved 0.95 (0.80, 1.13) 0.99 (0.83, 1.18) 0.937
 Unimproved 1.0 1.0
Sanitation
 Not having latrine 1.08 (0.89, 1.30) 1.09 (0.92, 1.31) 0.312
 Having latrine 1.0 1.0
  1. IRR incidence rate ratio