Table 3

Multivariate analysis of selected characteristics of the 432 blood donors and their association with T. gondii infection.

Characteristica

Adjusted odds ratiob

95% Confidence Interval

P value


Pork meat consumption

0.38

0.11–1.28

0.12

Turkey meat consumption

0.34

0.09–1.23

0.1

Cats at home

3.81

1.45–10.01

0.006

Cats in the neighborhood

0.64

0.25–1.67

0.36

House with soil floors

2.94

0.26–32.8

0.38

Sausage consumption

0.7

0.22–2.26

0.55


aThe variables included were those with a p ≤ 0.20 obtained in the bivariate analysis.

bAdjusted by age, housing conditions index, and the rest of characteristics included in this table.

Alvarado-Esquivel et al. BMC Infectious Diseases 2007 7:75   doi:10.1186/1471-2334-7-75

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