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Volume 10, Number 6—June 2004

Research

Sporadic Cryptosporidiosis, North Cumbria, England, 1996–2000

Stella Goh*, Mark Reacher†Comments to Author , David P. Casemore‡, Neville Q. Verlander†, Rachel Chalmers§, Margaret Knowles¶, Joy Williams*, Keith Osborn#, and Sarah Richards**
Author affiliations: *Carlisle and District Primary Care Trust, Rosehill, Carlisle, United Kingdom; †Communicable Disease Surveillance Centre, London, United Kingdom; ‡University of Wales, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, Wales, United Kingdom; §Singleton Hospital, Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom; ¶Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle, United Kingdom; #United Utilities, Great Sankey, Warrington, United Kingdom; **West Cumberland Hospital, Whitehaven, United Kingdom

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Table 4

Final multivariable model

Variables Cases Controls Adjusted OR CI p value
Sex





M
82
236
1.1
0.73 to 1.67
0.64
F
70
230
1


Age
152
466
0.99/y
0.97 to 1.01
0.29
Water supply zones





Crummock North
37
103
1

0.71
Crummock South
19
49
1.28
0.61 to 2.67

Ennerdale North
29
101
0.95
0.51 to 1.78

Ennerdale South
13
43
0.9
0.39 to 2.09

Millom
19
54
1.04
0.51 to 2.13

Quarry Hill
16
41
1.36
0.61 to 3.05

Hausegill
3
5
1.37
0.26 to 7.11

Hayknott
2
6
0.89
0.16 to 4.85

Underscar
1
3
1.83
0.16 to 20.37

Fellside
0
1
0.002
0 to ∞

Mixed from >1 zone
11
51
0.77
0.34 to 1.77

Private water supplies
2
9
0.004
0 to 203.4

Usual daily volume of cold unboiled tap water drunkb


1.40/pint
1.14 to 1.71
0.001
Any short visit to a farm





Y
40
57
2.02
1.04 to 3.9
0.04
N
107
391
1


Feed pet raw vegetables





Y
13
20
2.11
0.98 to 4.56
0.06
N
139
446
1


Feed pet biscuits





Y
21
39
1.77
0.94 to 3.33
0.08
N
131
427
1


Ate nonlocally produced cheese





Y
113
322
1.49
0.91 to 2.43
0.1
N
34
139
1


Contact farms without cattle or sheep





Y
15
19
1.96
0.79 to 4.88
0.15
N
125
417
1


Contact with a cattle farm





Y
15
29
1.67
0.73 to 3.82
0.23
N 125 407 1

aOR, odds ratio; CI, confidence interval.
bAt home and away from home in the Allerdale/Copeland area.

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