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Volume 21, Number 1—January 2015

Rates and Risk Factors for Coccidioidomycosis among Prison Inmates, California, USA, 2011

Charlotte WheelerComments to Author , Kimberley D. Lucas, and Janet C. Mohle-Boetani
Author affiliations: California Correctional Health Care Services, Elk Grove, California, USA

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Table 2

Association of primary coccidioidomycosis with prison of incarceration, diabetes status, and the number of days incarcerated among inmates, California, USA, 2011*

Characteristic No. (%) ill No. (%) not ill aOR 95% CI
Prison of incarceration
Prison X 304 (58.9) 5,760 (38.3) 1.95 1.63–2.34
Prison Y
212 (41.1)
9,295 (61.7)

Persons with diabetes
44 (8.5)
1,187 (7.9)
No. days at prison X or Y in 2011 NA NA 1.007 1.006–1.009

*aOR, adjusted odds ratio; NA, not applicable: number of days incarcerated cannot be expressed as a single value for those ill and not ill.

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