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Volume 18, Number 4—April 2012

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Subclinical Infections with Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever Virus, Turkey

Hürrem BodurComments to Author , Esragül Akinci, Sibel Ascioglu, Pinar Öngürü, and Yavuz Uyar
Author affiliations: Ankara Numune Education and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey (H. Bodur, E. Akinci, P. Öngürü); Hacettepe University Medical School, Ankara (S. Ascioglu); Refik Saydam National Public Health Agency, Ankara (Y. Uyar)

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Table 2

Multivariable logistic regression of risk factors for infection with CCHFV, Turkey, January–April 2009*

Characteristic Odds ratio (95% CI)
Age, y
18–29 1
30–39 0.965 (0.630–1.480)
40–49 1.034 (0.669–1.599)
50–59 1.297 (0.832–2.023)
60–69 2.687 (1.723–4.191)
≥70 4.176 (2.638–6.611)
Education
None 1
Elementary school 0.977 (0.736–1.297)
High school or university 0.580 (0.357–0.942)
Occupation
Unemployed and other† 1
Farming 1.688 (1.301–2.190)
Animal husbandry 1.299 (0.922–1.832)
History of tick bite 2.292 (1.768–2.971)

*CCHFV, Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus.
†Retired, civil servant, factory worker, or housewife.

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