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Table 1 Demographic characterstics and seroprevalence of brucellosis in abattoir workers of Debre Zeit and Modjo export abattoirs (N = 149)

From: Seroprevalence and risk factors of brucellosis in abattoir workers at Debre Zeit and Modjo export abattoir, Central Ethiopia

Category

N

RBPT positive

N (%)

CFT positive

N (%)

95% CI

for CFT

Fisher’s exact

P-value

Sex

 Male

122

5 (4.10)

1 (0.82)

0.02–4.48

0.331

 Female

27

2 (7.41)

1 (3.70)

0.09–18.97

 

Age (in years)

 < =20

19

1 (5.26)

-

  

 21–30

75

5 (6.49)

2 (2.6)

0.32–9.07

1

 31–40

35

-

-

  

 41–50

9

1 (11.11)

-

  

 >50

9

-

-

  

Marital status

 Single

57

5 (8.77)

1 (1.75)

0.04–9.39

1

 Married

89

2 (2.25)

1 (1.12)

0.03–6.10

 

 Divorced/widowed

3

-

-

  

Background

 Urban

120

5 (4.17)

1 (0.83)

0.02–4.56

0.352

 Rural

29

2 (6.90)

1 (3.45)

0.09–17.46

 

Total

149

7 (4.70)

2 (1.34)

0.16–4.76