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Table 2 Cox regression model results to examine factors independently associated with cessation of shedding in 192 RSV infected Kenyan children.

From: Duration of shedding of respiratory syncytial virus in a community study of Kenyan children

Feature*   RR& p-value Lower CI Upper CI
Revised history $ infected 1.37 0.04 1.01 1.86
Sex Female 0.86 0.33 0.64 1.16
Age group 12-17 months 1.01 0.98 0.57 1.76
  18-23 months 0.91 0.73 0.54 1.53
  24+ months 1.08 0.78 0.65 1.80
Severity Mild LRTI 0.69 0.15 0.42 1.14
  Severe LRTI 0.82 0.62 0.38 1.80
  1. *baseline for each comparison is: no history of infection, male sex, 0-11 month age group and URTI severity.
  2. &All estimates are adjusted for all other factors.
  3. $Assumes children over 3 years (greater than 36 months old) have been previously infected.