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Is public transport a risk factor for acute respiratory infection?

Joy Troko1, Puja Myles1, Jack Gibson1, Ahmed Hashim1, Joanne Enstone1, Susan Kingdon2, Christopher Packham23, Shahid Amin2, Andrew Hayward4 and Jonathan Nguyen Van-Tam1*

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1 Division of Epidemiology & Public Health, University of Nottingham, Clinical Sciences Building, City Hospital, Nottingham, NG5 1PB, UK

2 St Luke's Surgery, Radford Health Centre, Ilkeston Road, Nottingham, NG7 3GW, UK

3 Public Health Directorate, Nottingham City Primary Care Trust, 1 Standard Court, Park Row, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 6GN, UK

4 Department of Infection and Population Health, University College London, Royal Free Campus, Rowland Hill St, London, NW3 5PQ, UK

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BMC Infectious Diseases 2011, 11:16  doi:10.1186/1471-2334-11-16

Published: 14 January 2011

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Relationship between frequency of habitual public transport use and recent use. The results of a separate logistic regression to explore the association between frequency of habitual public transport use and recent use (n = 131).

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Association between recent bus/tram use and ARI stratified by habitual use. Limited stratified analysis showing the association between recent bus/tram use and ARI stratified by habitual use (n = 127).

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