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Table 3 Simple logistic regression with suspected variables

From: Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii IgG and IgM antibodies and associated risk factors in women of child-bearing age in Njinikom, NW Cameroon

Variable No of subjects tested (n,  %), N = 178 Odd ratio (95 % CI) p value
Age (years) 0.67
15–21 20 (11.2) 1.2
>21 158 (88.8) (0.48–3.11)
Education 0.53
Yes 167 (93.8) 0.67
No 11 (6.2) (0.19–2.37)
Marital status 0.84
Married 96 (53.9) 1.06
Unmarried 82 (46.1) (0.59–1.92)
House floor type 0.79
Cemented 68 (38.2) 1.0848
Not cemented 110 (61.8) (0.5922–1.9873)
Residential area 0.81
Rural 9 (5.1) 1.1782
Urban 169 (94.9) (0.3058–4.5397)
Pregnancy status 0.25
Yes 90 (50.6) 0.8522
No 88 (49.4) (0.6469–1.1225)
HIV status 0.88
Yes 90 (50.6) 0.9574
No 88 (49.4) (0.5318–1.7238)
Cat ownership 0.91
Yes 10 (5.6) 0.9310  
No 168 (94.4) (0.2599–3.3352)
Contact with cats 0.31
Yes 54 (30.3) 1.3920
No 124 (69.7) (0.73–2.65)
Consumption of raw or undercooked meat 0.01*
Yes 106 (59.6) 2.18
No 72 (40.4) (1.17–4.02)
Consumption of raw unwashed vegetables or fruits 0.01*
Yes 117 (65.7) 2.08
No 61 (34.3) (1.11–3.89)
Consumption of raw milk 0.81
Yes 9 (5.1) 1.1782
No 169 (94.9) (0.3058–4.5397)
  1. * p < 5 %: statistical significance; OR > 1 and OR < 1: association of variable with toxoplasmosis