Volume 12, Number 2—February 2006
Waterborne Toxoplasmosis, Brazil, from Field to Gene
|Characteristic||No. persons*||Case||Control||Matched odds ratio||p value||95% confidence interval|
|Drank water exclusively from municipal tank reservoir||3.73||0.016||1.27–10.93|
|Drank >10 cups water per day||2.07||0.004||1.24–3.61|
|Drank beverages made with unfiltered water||2.25||0.044||1.02–5.50|
|Ate undercooked meat in past 30 days||2.71||0.027||1.11–7.34|
|Ate commercial ice cream||3.43||0.000||2.08–5.67|
|Ate in restaurants in the past 30 days||1.71||0.028||1.06–2.96|
*Case-patients ranged from 1 to 72 years of age (median = 28); 79 (51%) were male; 6 (3.8%) were pregnant woman.
1These authors contributed equally to this study.
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