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Table 3 Bivariate and multivariate analyses of factors associated with seroprevalnce of T.gondii among pregnant women, Northwest Ethiopia

From: Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii infection and associated risk factors among pregnant women in Debre Tabor, Northwest Ethiopia

Variables Toxoplasmosis seropositivity Crude OR (95% CI) Adjusted OR (95% CI)
Yes No
Age     
 16-20 16 16 1 1
 21-25 25 25 0.99 (0.41, 2.43) 0.98 (0.32, 2.97)
 26-30 41 26 1.58 (0.67, 3.69) 1.59 (0.55, 4.64)
 31-35 54 9 6 (2.23, 16.13)* 5.50 (1.67, 17.97)*
 ≥36 44 7 6.29 (2.18, 18)* 3.56 (1.01, 12.51)*
Educational level     
 Cannot read and write 24 2 5.25 (1.14, 24.27)* 4.77 (1.01, 30.3)*
 Read and write only 33 7 2.06 (0.78, 5.41) 1.72 (0.58, 5.14)
 Primary 45 8 2.46 (0.99, 6.11) 2.04 (0.72, 5.82)
 Secondary 30 45 0.29 (0.15, 0.58) 0.40 (0.16, 0.99)
 Tertiary 48 21 1 1
Residence place     
 Urban 137 75 1 1
 Rural 43 8 2.94 (1.32, 6.59)* 1.32 (0.44, 4.02)
Occupation     
 Government employee 28 37 1 1
 House wife 146 43 4.49 (2.47, 8.15)* 1.64 (0.70, 3.8)
 Others 6 3 2.64 (0.61, 11.50) 0.91 (0.13, 6.54)
Ownership of cat     
 Yes 102 16 5.48 (2.95, 10.2)* 3.36 (1.39, 8.12)*
 No 78 67 1  
Close contact with cat     
 Yes 65 6 7.25 (3, 17.6)* 2.12 (0.67, 6.67)
 No 115 77 1 1
Source of water     
 Tap water 140 71 1  
 Other source 40 12 0.59 (0.29, 1.2) -
Contact with Soil     
 Have garden 54 17 1.66 (0.89, 3.10) -
 Have not garden 126 66 1  
Number of children     
 No child 40 45 1 1
 One child 64 20 3.60 (1.86, 6.95)* 2.22 (1.0, 4.91)
 Two children 47 13 4.07 (1.93, 8.60)* 1.78 (0.67, 4.74)
 Three children 22 2 12.3 (2, 55) 2.47 (0.36, 17.2)
 Four or more 7 3 2.62 (0.6, 10) 0.40 (0.04, 3.72)
  1. *Significant at P-Value <0.05.