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Table 2 Outcome of previous pregnancy in relation to CMV IgG seropositivity among women attending antenatal clinics in the city of Mwanza, Tanzania

From: Magnitude of the Cytomegalovirus infection among pregnant women attending antenatal clinics in the city of Mwanza, Tanzania

Characteristics IgG seropositivity (N, %) Univariate Multivariate
OR (95%CI) p value OR (95%CI) p value
Previous history of miscarriage
 No (231) 165 (71.43) 1    
 Yes (30) 28 (93.33) 5.6 (1.29–24.178) 0.021 5.2 (1.1–24.40) 0.038
Previous baby with LBW
 No (237) 175 (73.84) 1    
 Yes (24) 18 (75) 1.062 (0.404–2.799) 0.902 0.5 (0.15–1.68) 0.267
Previous stillbirth
 No 257 189 (73.54)     
 Yes (4) 4 (100.00) Omitted    
Previous preterm
No (248) 182(73.39) 1    
Yes (13) 11 (84.62) 1.994 (0.431–9.236) 0.377 1.3 (0.2–8.40) 0.780
Previous baby with malformation
 No (255) 187 (73.33)     
 Yes (6) 6 (100.00) Omitted    
  1. LBW Low birth weight, Omitted Perfect predictor