Volume 17, Number 10—October 2011
Zoonotic Ascariasis, United Kingdom
|Risk factor||Ascariasis, no. with risk factor/total no. cases*||Enterobiasis, no. with risk factor/total no. cases†||Odds ratio (95% confidence interval)||p value‡|
|Age <5 y||22/62||3/38||6.42 (1.77–23.30)||0.0037|
|Female sex||35/62||22/38||0.845 (0.372–1.920)||0.83|
|Pig holding within same postcode||11/50||2/35||4.65 (0.962–22.500)||0.036|
*n = 63 patients. Postcode not available for 12 patients; 1 postcode was outside of Cornwall. Thus, only 50/63 patients were included in postcode analysis. Sex not indicated for 1 patient; age not indicated for 1 patient. Thus, only 62/63 patients were included in age and sex analyses.
†n = 38 patients. Postcode outside of Cornwall for 3 patients. Thus, only 35/38 patients were included in postcode analysis.
‡By Fisher exact test. Boldface indicates significance.
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