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Volume 12, Number 3—March 2006


Chemoprophylaxis and Malaria Death Rates

Gérard Krause*Comments to Author , Irene Schöneberg*, Doris Altmann*, and Klaus Stark*
Author affiliations: *Robert Koch-Institute, Berlin, Germany

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Table 3

Multivariate analysis of risk factors for fatal outcome of imported Plasmodium falciparum malaria in nonimmune patients, Germany 1993–2004

Risk factor (N = 3,681) Odds ratio 95% confidence interval p value
No 1
Yes 0.629 0.403-0.983 0.042
Age 1.055 1.039-1.070 <0.001
Reporting year 0.003*

*Overall p value for the categoric variable.

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