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Table 3 Associations of childhood infection with socio-economic and housing deprivation groups

From: Deprivation, timing of preschool infections and H. pylori seropositivity at age 49-51 years: the Newcastle thousand families birth cohort

  Socio-economic occupation group*   Housing deprivation score†
  At birth At age 5 years   At birth At age 5 years
Measles
1 0.44 (0.13,1.44) 0.60 (0.16,2.26) 0 Reference Reference
2 Reference Reference 1 1.21 (0.48,3.07) 0.54 (0.25,1.21)
3 0.31 (0.14,0.70) 0.51 (0.24,1.12) 2 0.97 (0.39,2.78) 0.71 (0.22,2.28)
    3 1.29 (0.36,4.65) 0.20 (0.28,17.5)
p-value for trend 0.015 0.235   0.955 0.304
Chicken pox
1 2.36 (0.93,5.98) 0.99 (0.42,2.33) 0 Reference Reference
2 Reference Reference 1 0.75 (0.44,1.27) 0.72 (0.44,1.18)
3 0.57 (0.35,0.93) 0.64 (0.40,1.01) 2 0.71 (0.38,1.36) 0.55 (0.27,1.10)
    3 0.69 (0.35,1.38) 1.16 (0.50,2.69)
p-value for trend 0.004 0.149   0.543 0.234
Mumps
1 1.22 (0.57,2.59) 0.68 (0.27,1.72) 0 Reference Reference
2 Reference Reference 1 1.17 (0.69,2.00) 1.82 (1.10,3.03)
3 0.60 (0.35,1.00) 0.74 (0.46,1.18) 2 1.07 (0.56,2.03) 1.21 (0.58,2.49)
    3 0.68 (0.33,1.43) 1.52 (0.68,3.39)
p-value for trend 0.094 0.372   0.600 0.123
  1. *1: most advantaged, 2: middle, 3: least advantaged.
  2. † 0: least deprived 3: most deprived.