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Volume 17, Number 11—November 2011
THEME ISSUE
CHOLERA IN HAITI

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Epidemic Cholera in a Crowded Urban Environment, Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Stacie E. DunkleComments to Author , Adamma Mba-Jonas, Anagha Loharikar, Bernadette Fouché, Mireille Peck, Tracy Ayers, W. Roodly Archer, Valery M. Beau De Rochars, Thomas Bender, Daphne B. Moffett, Jordan W. Tappero, George Dahourou, Thierry Roels, and Robert Quick
Author affiliations: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (S.E. Dunkle, A. Mba-Jonas, A. Loharikar, T. Ayers, W.R. Archer, V.M. Beau De Rochars, T. Bender, D.B. Moffett, J.W. Tappero, G. Dahourou, T.H. Roels, R. Quick); Ministry of Public Health and Population, Port-au-Prince, Haiti (B. Fouché); Haitian Group for the Study of Kaposi’s Sarcoma and Opportunistic Infections, Port-au-Prince (M. Peck)

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Table 2

Practices independently associated with cholera prevention in a multivariate model case–control study, Port-au-Prince, Haiti, December 2010*

Practice mOR (95% CI) p value
Food diversity (>23 items) 0.3 (0.1–0.7) <0.01
Proper handwashing 0.2 (0.03–0.90) 0.03
Boiling water or using a chlorine product 0.4 (0.1–1.1) 0.08

*mOR, matched odds ratio; CI, confidence interval.

*mOR, matched odds ratio; CI, confidence interval.

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