Volume 23, Number 9—September 2017
Convergence of Humans, Bats, Trees, and Culture in Nipah Virus Transmission, Bangladesh
|Characteristic||OR (95% CI) for villages with NiV infections vs. nearby control villages||p value||OR (95% CI) for villages with NiV infections vs. distant control villages||p value|
|Per each order of magnitude increase in no. persons in village||1.36 (0.90–2.07)||0.14||1.57 (0.90–2.6)||0.12|
|Per each order of magnitude increase in no. bats <5 km from village||1.00 (0.86–1.16)||0.97||1.18 (1.02–1.37)||0.029|
|Per each order of magnitude increase in no. date palm sap trees <5 km from village||0.75 (0.49–1.12)||0.16||.69 (0.45–1.04)||0.078|
|Per each 10% increase in households reporting that someone consumed raw date palm sap during the harvest season||6.39 (1.61–25.40)||0.008||26.97 (5.98–121.67)||<0.001|
|Per each 1% increase in villages reporting that someone hunts bats||NA||NA||1.80 (0.80–4.06)||0.16|
*CIs were calculated by using robust variance. NA, not applicable; NiV, Nipah virus; OR, odds ratio.
1Current affiliation: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.
2Current affiliation: University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA.
3Current affiliation: Medical Research Council, Banjul, The Gambia.
4Current affiliation: University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA.
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