Table 2

Effect of demographic and exposure factors on seropositivity: results of the mixed logistic models adjusted on age.

Exposure factors

Odds Ratio adjusted on age – [95% CI*]


Barisey-la-Côte vs Barisey-au-Plain

0.85 [0.27; 2.76]

Men vs. women

1.83 [0.91; 4.22]

Occupation related to agriculture

1.89 [0.41; 9.98]

Having a garden

0.53 [0.09; 3.45]

Consumption of raw vegetables at least once a week

5.88 [0.86; 51.6]

Consumption of meat at least once a week

1.33 [0.03, 48.67]

Consumption of beef

1.08 [0.41; 2.70]

Consumption of lamb

2.13 [0.63; 7.29]

Consumption of mutton

0.95 [0.32; 2.95]

Consumption of pork

0.81 [0.25; 2.58]

Consumption of rabbit

3.42 [0.49; 26.9]

Consumption of game

0.79 [0.26; 2.64]

Consumption of bottled water

1.48 [0.41; 6.01]

Consumption of tap water

0.99 [0.34; 2.83]

Number of cats bred during life**

1.01 [0.95; 1.07]

Cat litter in the house

1.31 [0.32; 5.80]


* Credibility Interval

**Effect for one additional cat bred

Fromont et al. BMC Infectious Diseases 2009 9:76   doi:10.1186/1471-2334-9-76

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