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Table 2 Multivariate logistic regression model of acute lower respiratory infection among children under five in Rwanda, RDHS 2010

From: Social, economic and environmental risk factors for acute lower respiratory infections among children under five years of age in Rwanda

Variable AOR (95 % CI) AOR (95 % CI)
Full model Reduced Model
Cooking fuel type   
Not improved ref ref
Improved 0.89 (0.51-1.54) 0.93 (0.55-1.58)
Bottom 10 % (wealth score)   
Not bottom 10 % ref ref
Bottom 10 % 1.01 (0.65-1.58) 1.27 (0.85-1.87)
Child age   
0-11 months ref ref
12-23 months 0.96 (0.65-1.42) 0.93 (0.67-1.31)
24-59 months 0.54 (0.39-0.77) 0.53 (0.40-0.69)
Anemia level   
Not anemic ref  
Mild or moderate 1.11 (0.78-1.57)  
Severe 3.49 (0.68-17.90)  
Not measured 1.06 (0.79-1.43)  
Child received vitamin A in last 6 months   
No ref  
Yes 1.03 (0.69-1.52)  
Residence place   
Rural ref ref
Urban 0.50 (0.33-0.75-2.87) 0.58 (0.38-0.88)
Improved toilet   
Unimproved ref  
Improved 0.82 (0.62-1.12)  
Dry rainy season   
Dry season ref ref
Rainy season 1.59 (1.20-2.09) 1.61 (1.24-2.09)
  1. CI confidence interval, AOR adjusted odds ratio, ref reference