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Volume 8, Number 8—August 2002

Research

Human Exposure to Herpesvirus B–Seropositive Macaques, Bali, Indonesia

Gregory A. Engel*, Lisa Jones-Engel*Comments to Author , Michael A. Schillaci*, Komang Gde Suaryana†, Artha Putra†, Agustin Fuentes‡, and Richard Henkel§
Author affiliations: *University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA; †Udayana University, Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia; ‡Central Washington University, Ellensberg, Washington, USA; §Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

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Table 4

Prevalence and prevalence ratios for exposure to monkey bites or scratches by different variables, Sangeh, Bali

Variable Total no. (%) persons exposed Prevalence ratio 95% CI p value
Age group (yrs)
  <20 11 (9.0) 1.0
  20–29 27 (63.0) 6.9 1.75, 117.30 0.045
  30–39 26 (50.0) 5.5 1.34, 93.86 0.080
  40–49 31 (45.2) 5.0 1.21, 84.81 0.100
  >49 10 (60.0) 6.0 1.47, 113.93 0.056
Sex
  Female 38 (23.7) 1.0
  Male 67 (62.7) 2.6 1.55, 5.26 0.002
Occupation
  Security 7 (14.3) 1.0
  Merchant 36 (25.0) 1.7 0.41, 29.67 0.564
  Photographer 26 (57.7) 4.0 1.08, 66.80 0.138
  Farmer 19 (94.7) 6.6 1.90, 108.43 0.041
  Other 17 (47.1) 2.2 0.80, 55.40 0.215
Education
  University 6 (16.7) 1.0
  High school 38 (39.5) 2.4 0.64, 38.91 0.356
  Middle school 23 (56.5) 3.4 0.93, 55.53 0.190
  Grade school or none 38 (57.9) 3.5 0.99, 56.51 0.177
Fed monkeys
  No 15 (6.7) 1.0
  Yes 90 (55.6) 8.3 2.08, 142.05 0.029

CI, confidence intervals.

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