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Table 2 Univariate analysis for the association between risk factors and seroprevalence

From: High seroprevalence of echinococossis, schistosomiasis and toxoplasmosis among the populations in Babati and Monduli districts, Tanzania

Risk factor Echinococcosis Schistosomiasis Toxoplasmosis IgG Toxoplasmosis IgM
  N/Total (%)
Gender     
Male 19/136 (13.9) 65/136 (47.8) 71/136 (52.2) 17/136 (12.5)
Female 20/209 (9.56) 112/209 (53.6) 128/209 (61.2) 22/209 (10.5)
RR 1.46 0.892 0.852 1.19
(95% CI) (0.810-2.633) (0.718-1.107) (0.702-1.035) (0.655-2.153)
P-value 0.207 0.293 0.097 0.572
District     
Babati 18/185 (9.73) 109/185 (58.9) 123/185 (66.5) 16/185 (8.65)
Monduli 21/160 (13.1) 68/160 (42.5) 76/160 (47.5) 23/160 (14.4)
RR 0.962 1.400 1.567 0.937
(95% CI) (0.891-1.04) (1.13-1.74) (1.22-2.01) (0.867-1.01)
P-value 0.321 0.002 0.000 0.094
Age group     
-60 35/317 (11.0) 164/317 (51.7) 187/317 (59.0) 36/317 (11.3)
>60 4/28 (13.3) 13/28 (46.4) 12/28 (42.8) 3/28 (10.7)
RR 0.773 1.114 1.376 1.060
(95% CI) (0.296-2.02) (0.738-1.68) (0.889-2.13) (0.348-3.23)
P-value 0.603 0.590 0.098 0.918