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Table 4 Odds-ratios (OR) and 95% confidence intervals (CI) (Fisher’s exact test) for BV

From: Vaginal microbiome in women from Greenland assessed by microscopy and quantitative PCR

Species Qualitative detection Quantitative detection
  Observed OR 95% CI p-value Observed OR 95% CI p-value
Atopobium vaginae 6-∞ < 0.0001 209 50-985 <0.0001
Sneathia sanguinegens 19 8-48 < 0.0001 72 16-634 < 0.0001
Leptotrichia amnionii 9 4-21 < 0.0001 140 30-1233 < 0.0001
BVAB 1 4 2-9 < 0.0001 16 6-56 < 0.0001
BVAB 2 40 14-120 < 0.0001 245 49-2191 < 0.0001
BVAB 3 12 5-30 < 0.0001 22 8-67 < 0.0001
BVAB-TM7 9-∞ < 0.0001 9-∞ < 0.0001
Megasphaera type 1 9 4-21 < 0.0001 307 43-12480 < 0.0001
Megasphaera type 2 6 2-22 0.0002 7-∞ < 0.0001
Eggerthella-like bacterium 10 3-43 < 0.0001 85 23-453 < 0.0001
Mobiluncus curtisii 24 4-1025 < 0.0001 24 4-1025 < 0.0001
Mobiluncus mulieris 3 1-13 0.019 13 2-559 0.002
Gardnerella vaginalis 0.2-∞ 0.229 77 24-263 < 0.0001
Lactobacillus iners 0 0-2 0.121 ND ND ND
Mycoplasma hominis 10 4-23 < 0.0001 33 9-171 < 0.0001
Ureaplasma parvum 1 0.5-2 >0.9999 1 0.5-3 0.7
Ureaplasma urealyticum 2 0.7-6 0.1651 3 0.7-13 0.104
Finegoldia magna 2 1-5 0.0091 2 1-5 0.0091
Prevotella spp. 2 0.2-20 0.671 437 82-2779 < 0.0001
  1. Nugent grade I (73 women) compared to grade III (79 women). Intermediate flora not included.
  2. Detection of each bacterial species is after qualitative or quantitative detection with cut-off determined by ROC curve analysis.
  3. ND indicates not determined.