Table 3

Effect of demographic and exposure factors on seropositivity: result of the multivariable logistic mixed model

Exposure factors

Adjusted Odds Ratio [95% CI*]


Age until 40 years**

2.48 [1.29; 5.09]

Age after 40 years**

1.21 [0.76; 1.87]

Men vs. women

2.01 [0.92; 4.72]

Consumption of raw vegetables at least once a week

8.36 [0.93; 72.1]

Number of cats bred during life***

1.01 [0.95; 1.08]

Mean age of the family**

1.02 [0.98; 1.06]


* Credibility Interval

** Effect for a ten-year increase

*** 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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