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Volume 13, Number 9—September 2007

Research

Landscape Elements and Hantaan Virus–related Hemorrhagic Fever with Renal Syndrome, People’s Republic of China

Lei Yan*1, Li-Qun Fang*1, Hua-Guo Huang*, Long-Qi Zhang*, Dan Feng†, Wen-Juan Zhao†, Wen-Yi Zhang†, Xiao-Wen Li*, and Wu-Chun Cao†1Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: *State Key Laboratory of Remote Sensing Science, Beijing, People’s Republic of China; †State Key Laboratory of Pathogen and Biosecurity, Beijing, People’s Republic of China;

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Table 2

Result of univariate logistic analysis in different soil types in relation to HFRS occurrence in China, 1994–1998*

Soil type p value OR (95% CI)
Anthrosol <0.01 1.36 (1.12–1.64)
Ferralisol <0.01 0.74 (0.61–0.89)
Alfisol <0.01 1.88 (1.56–2.25)
Semiluvisol <0.05 0.80 (0.65–0.99)
Caliche <0.01 0.16 (0.11–0.23)
Arid <0.01 0.06 (0.03–0.12)
Desert <0.01 0.42 (0.33–0.54)
Skeletol primitive <0.01 0.41 (0.33–0.50)
Semihydromorphic <0.01 2.41 (2.00–2.90)
Hydromorphic <0.05 0.60 (0.37–0.95)
Saline <0.01 0.55 (0.39–0.77)
Alpine <0.01 0.02 (0.01–0.04)

*HFRS, hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome; OR, odds ratio; CI, confidence interval.

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1These authors contributed equally to this article.

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