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Volume 17, Number 7—July 2011


Understanding the Cholera Epidemic, Haiti

Renaud PiarrouxComments to Author , Robert Barrais, Benoît Faucher, Rachel Haus, Martine Piarroux, Jean Gaudart, Roc Magloire, and Didier Raoult
Author affiliations: Author affiliations: Université de la Méditerranée, Marseilles, France (R. Piarroux, B. Faucher, J. Gaudart, D. Raoult); Ministère de la Santé Publique et de la Population, Port-au-Prince, Haiti (R. Barrais, R. Magloire); Service de Santé des Armées, Paris, France (R. Haus); Martine Piarroux Université de Franche-Comté, Besançon, France (M. Piarroux)

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Table 1

Adjusted risk ratio of cholera in each commune estimated by the generalized additive model, adjusted for population and spatial variability, Haiti, 2010*

Covariate RR (95% CI) p value
Location downstream of Meille River 4.91 (1.47–16.47) 0.012
Distance to Mirebalais, km 0.99 (0.94–1.04) 0.594
Presence of IDP camp 0.10 (0.01–1.12) 0.063
Commune located in coastal plain 4.60 (2.28–9.30) 0.0001

*RR, adjusted risk ratio; CI, confidence interval; IDP, internally displaced persons.

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