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Table 4 Risk factors for the carriage of Neisseria meningitidis serogroup Y

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 [95% CI] Value of P
Sex     
Female 3730 2.92 1  
Male 2956 3.52 1.21 [0.98–1.50] 0.070
Age     
1–4 1630 1.78 1  
5–9 2088 3.64 2.09 [1.39–3.14] 0.004
10–14 1504 3.79 2.17 [1.03–4.59] 0.043
15 and older 1464 3.48 1.99 [1.26–3.13] 0.009
Medication    
Yes 2452 2.94 1  
No 4234 3.33 1.14 [0.78–1.67] 0.445
Schooling     
Yes 1358 3.17 1  
No 2984 3.95 1.26 [0.92–1.73] 0.128
Vaccination     
No 2032 3.10 1  
Yes 4579 3.25 1.05 [0.74–1.49] 0.747