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Table 3 Seroprevalence of anti-T. gondii IgG antibodies in subjects with hernia repair and subjects without hernia according to age groups.

From: Toxoplasma gondii infection and abdominal hernia: evidence of a new association

Age groups
(years)
Subjects with hernia repair Subjects without hernia   
  No. T. gondii infection No. T. gondii infection Odds ratio P value
  tested No. % tested No. % (95% Confidence interval)  
≤ 29 7 0 0.0 403 15 3.7 0.00 (0.00-19.66) 1.00
30-39 7 0 0.0 184 15 8.2 0.00 (0.00-8.62) 1.00
40-49 4 0 0.0 122 4 3.3 0.00 (0.00-59.51) 1.00
50-59 6 1 16.7 153 14 9.2 1.99 (0.04-19.58) 0.45
60-69 15 4 26.7 115 13 11.3 2.85 (0.57-11.50) 0.11
≥ 70 15 4 26.7 117 15 12.8 2.47 (0.50-9.76) 0.23
≥ 50 36 9 25.0 385 42 10.9 2.72 (1.10-6.57) 0.02
All 54a 9 16.7 1094a 76 6.9 2.68 (1.17-5.95) 0.01
  1. aSubjects with available age.