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Table 2 Binomial logistic regression model of risk factors for abdominal CE in Ñorquinco and Ramos Mexia, Rio Negro 2019

From: Prevalence of human cystic echinococcosis in the towns of Ñorquinco and Ramos Mexia in Rio Negro Province, Argentina, and direct risk factors for infection

Variables PR (95%CI) P-value
Age group (years)
0–19 1  
20–39 0.37 (0.31–5.33 0.713
40–59 1.27 (0.65–7.87) 0.197
> 60 3.12 (2.01–23.4) 0.002
Place of residence
Urban 1  
Rural 2.28 (1.1–2.8) 0.017
Touch dog
Never 1  
Rarely 1.76 (0.88–9.99) 0.078
Frequently 2.50 (1.30–9.29) 0.012
Resided in rural areas during the first 5 years of life
No 1  
Yes 2.89 (1.47–3.87) 0.004
Smoking
No 1  
Yes 4.36 (1.67–3.99) 0.000
  1. n = 692
  2. PR prevalence ratio