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Volume 9, Number 1—January 2003

Research

Foot and Mouth Disease in Livestock and Reduced Cryptosporidiosis in Humans, England and Wales

William J. Smerdon*, Tom Nichols*, Rachel M. Chalmers†, Hilary Heine*, and Mark Reacher*Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: *Public Health Laboratory Service–Communicable Disease Surveillance Centre, London, England; †Cryptosporidium Reference Unit, Singleton Hospital, Sgeti, Swansea, Wales

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Table 5

Rate ratios associated with foot-and-mouth-disease epidemic, England and Wales, 2000

Region Rate ratio 95% confidence intervals p value
Northwest
0.37
0.20 to 0.69
0.001
Eastern
0.57
0.31 to 1.06
0.08
Northern and Yorkshire
0.60
0.32 to 1.11
0.10
Southeast
0.66
0.36 to 1.21
0.17
London
0.67
0.35 to 1.31
0.24
Southwest
0.72
0.39 to 1.34
0.30
Trent
0.90
0.48 to 1.68
0.74
West Midlands
0.90
0.48 to 1.69
0.75
Wales
0.70
0.37 to 1.33
0.28
Total (England and Wales) 0.65 0.53 to 0.80 0.001

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