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Table 3 Risk factors and covariates associated with GBS among U.S. military personnel diagnosed between 1999 and 2007 stratified by demographic covariates

From: The epidemiology of Guillain-Barré Syndrome in U.S. military personnel: a case-control study

Covariate OR (95% CI)
Race  
   Non-white1 1.00
   White 1.17 (0.90, 1.52)
Rank  
   Enlisted1 1.00
   Officer/Warrant Officer 1.17 (0.80, 1.69)
Marital status  
   Not married1 1.00
   Married 1.22 (0.89, 1.68)
Service Type  
   Army1 1.00
   Air Force 1.39 (1.00, 1.95)
   Navy 1.43 (1.05, 1.97)
   Marines 1.38 (0.90, 2.12)
Education  
   High school (or equivalent)1 1.00
   Some college 1.14 (0.72, 1.81)
   Bachelor's degree 0.83 (0.53, 1.32)
   Master's degree 0.87 (0.45, 1.68)
   Doctorial degree 2.41 (0.97, 5.95)
IGE 3 months pre-censure 5.33 (1.19, 23.82)
Deployment 3 months pre-censure 2 0.96 (0.56, 1.64)
  1. 1 Reference category
  2. 2 Deployment to Iraq, Afghanistan, Southwest Asia and/or Persian Gulf evaluated