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Table 2 Bivariate (crude OR) and multivariate analysis (adjusted ORs) of the risk factors associated with brucellosis

From: Risk factors for human brucellosis in agro-pastoralist communities of south western Uganda: a case–control study

Characteristics Cases N = 45 (%) Controls N = 90 (%) Crude OR Adjusted OR (95 %CI) P value
Occupation
 Farmer 5 (11.1) 22 (24.4) 1   
 Agro-pastoralist 40 (88.9) 68 (75.6) 3.62 4.38 (0.98–19.5) 0.05
Consumption of unboiled milk
 No 42 (93.3) 68 (75.6) 1   
 Yes 3 (6.7) 22 (24.4) 4.53 0.11 (0.19–0.68) 0.02
Eat raw cow ghee
 No 6 (13.3) 32 (35.6) 1   
 Yes 39 (86.7) 58 (64.4) 3.88 3.84 (1.12–13.13) 0.03
Rear goats and sheep
 No 26 (57.8) 42 (46.7) 1   
 Yes 19 (42.2) 48 (53.3) 0.5 0.36 (0.11–1.14) 0.08
  1. Level of significance ≤0.05