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Table 3 Risk factors for the carriage of Neisseria meningitidis serogroup X

From: Evolution of meningococcal carriage in serogroups X and Y before introduction of MenAfriVac in the health district of Kaya, Burkina Faso

Variables Numbers Positive % OR (IC.95) Value of P
Sex     
Female 3730 0.97 1  
Male 2956 1.15 1.19 [0.78–1.83] 0.359
Age     
1–4 1630 1.04 1  
5–9 2088 1.15 0.74 [0.56–2.16] 0.739
10–14 1504 1.06 0.93 [0.60–1.73] 0.931
15 and older 1464 0.89 0.63 [0.39–1.84] 0.634
Medication     
Yes 2452 1.20 1  
No 4234 0.77 1.56 [0.81–3.03] 0.156
Schooling     
Yes 1358 0.81 1  
No 2984 1.11 1.37 [0.34–5.53] 0.611
Vaccination     
No 2032 0.64 1  
Yes 4579 1.24 1.96 [1.01–3.78] 0.046