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Volume 17, Number 11—November 2011
THEME ISSUE
CHOLERA IN HAITI

Dispatch

Epidemic Cholera in a Crowded Urban Environment, Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Author affiliations: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (S.E. Dunkle, A. Mba-Jonas, A. Loharikar, T. Ayers, W.R. Archer, V.M. Beau De Rochars, T. Bender, D.B. Moffett, J.W. Tappero, G. Dahourou, T.H. Roels, R. Quick); Ministry of Public Health and Population, Port-au-Prince, Haiti (B. Fouché); Haitian Group for the Study of Kaposi’s Sarcoma and Opportunistic Infections, Port-au-Prince (M. Peck)

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Table 2

Practices independently associated with cholera prevention in a multivariate model case–control study, Port-au-Prince, Haiti, December 2010*

Practice mOR (95% CI) p value
Food diversity (>23 items) 0.3 (0.1–0.7) <0.01
Proper handwashing 0.2 (0.03–0.90) 0.03
Boiling water or using a chlorine product 0.4 (0.1–1.1) 0.08

*mOR, matched odds ratio; CI, confidence interval.

*mOR, matched odds ratio; CI, confidence interval.

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