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Table 4 R isk factors analyzed with seropositive inhabitants and household characteristics

From: Association of Trypanosoma cruzi infection with risk factors and electrocardiographic abnormalities in northeast Mexico

Variable (household characteristics) N° houses Seropositive subjects Frequency (%) OR 95% CI Pvalue
Birthplace       
 Nuevo Leon vs. other 459/127 43/9 9.36/7.08 0.75 0.35-1.59 0.5961*
Flooring construction material       
 Concrete vs. dirt 584/2 51/1 8.73/50 5.72 0.51-64.26 0.2255*
Walls construction material       
 Concrete vs. adobe brick 462/124 37/15 8/12.09 1.51 0.80-2.84 0.2194*
 Ceiling construction material Concrete vs. palm leaves and curve lamina tile 446/140 29/23 6.50/16.42 2.52 1.41-4.51 0.0024
Domestic pets and livestock       
 Presence vs. absence 561/25 40/12 7.13/48 6.73 3.15-4.39 ≤ 0.0001
Variable (Residential place of seropositive individuals)       
 Urban vs suburban 260/179 12/19 4.61/10.61 2.30 1.08-4.85 0.036
 Urban vs. rural 260/147 12/21 4.61/14.28 3.09 1.48-6.47 0.0025
  1. *Not significant. Significant. Highly significant.