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Table 1 Socio-demographic and obstetric characteristics of pregnant women and seroprevalence of CMV infection

From: Seroepidemiology of cytomegalovirus infection in pregnant women in Durango City, Mexico

  No. of women Prevalence of CMV infection P value
Characteristic testeda No. %  
Age groups (years)     
  15-30 198 119 60.1 0.009
  31-43 144 106 73.6  
Birth place     
  Durango State 319 209 65.5 0.68
  Other Mexican State 20 14 70.0  
Residence place     
  Durango State 342 224 65.5 1.00
  Other Mexican State 1 1 100.0  
Residence area     
  Urban 325 213 65.5 0.75
  Suburban 5 4 80.0  
  Rural 13 8 61.5  
Educational level     
  Up to 6 years 1 1 100.0 0.75
  7-12 years 133 88 66.2  
  13 or more years 209 136 65.1  
Occupation     
  Unemployedb 110 69 62.7 0.44
  Employedc 233 156 67.0  
Socio-economic level     
  Low 19 14 73.7 0.69
  Medium 316 206 62.5  
  High 4 3 75.0  
Month of pregnancy     
  1 to 3 117 77 65.8 0.91
  4 to 6 153 100 65.4  
  7 to 9 66 45 68.2  
Deliveries     
  Yes 140 94 67.1 0.59
  No 202 130 64.4  
Pregnancies     
  3 or more 228 158 69.3 0.04
  1 or 2 115 67 58.3  
Cesarean sections     
  None 241 155 64.3 0.47
  1 or 2 101 69 68.3  
Miscarriages     
  None 269 173 64.7 0.37
  1-3 73 51 69.9  
  1. aPregnant women with available data.
  2. bUnemployed = none occupation, student or housewife.
  3. cEmployed = Employee, professional, business, or other.