Table 5.

Multivariable analysis to investigate independently associated risk factors associated with HHV-8 seropositivity in children in Lusaka, Zambia, 2004–2007

CharacteristicOR95% CIP
Age of index child (in months)1.00.94–1.100.75
Total number of HHV-8+ household members2.51.93–3.30<0.01a
Primary caregiver testing temperature of food before feeding2.41.19–4.730.01a
Child breastfed currently or in the past0.30.16–0.72<0.01a
  • aSignificant at α level of 0.05.