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Volume 24, Number 10—October 2018

Influenza Transmission Dynamics in Urban Households, Managua, Nicaragua, 2012–2014

Aubree GordonComments to Author , Tim K. Tsang, Benjamin J. Cowling, Guillermina Kuan, Sergio Ojeda, Nery Sanchez, Lionel Gresh, Roger Lopez, Angel Balmaseda, and Eva Harris
Author affiliations: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA (A. Gordon); The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China (T.K. Tsang, B.J. Cowling); Ministry of Health, Managua, Nicaragua (G. Kuan, R. Lopez, A. Balmaseda); Sustainable Sciences Institute, Managua (S. Ojeda, N. Sanchez, L. Gresh); University of California, Berkeley, California, USA (E. Harris)

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Table 2

Factors affecting influenza transmission in urban households, Managua, Nicaragua, August 2012–November 2014

CharacteristicsRisk ratio (95% CI)
Influenza type
A(H1N1)1.18 (0.5–2.42)
0.96 (0.4–2.15)
Age of household contact, y
<18 for influenza A2.26 (1.38–3.88)
<18 for influenza B
4.47 (2.05–11.02)
Prior vaccination of household contact
0.46 (0.11–1.32)
Age of index patient, y
1.55 (0.98–2.45)
Oseltamivir treatment of index case
0.69 (0.42–1.12)
No. household contacts
4–50.60 (0.30–1.10)
>50.69 (0.37–1.18)

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