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Table 1 Q fever incidence in the period 2007–2010 and serological results for antibodies against C. burnetii, by municipality, the Netherlands, 10 March 2014–27 February 2015a

From: Remarkable spatial variation in the seroprevalence of Coxiella burnetii after a large Q fever epidemic

Municipalityb Population Q fever incidence in the period 2007–2010c C. burnetii positive/sera tested C. burnetii seroprevalence (95% CId)
Boxmeer 28,610 87 10/71 14.1 (7.0–24.4)
Weert 48,330 0 18/164 11.0 (6.6–16.8)
Bernheze 29,620 797 32/301 10.6 (7.3–14.7)
Bergen 13,400 37 4/38 10.5 (2.9–24.8)
Sint-Michielsgestel 28,270 195 4/40 10.0 (2.8–23.7)
Sint Anthonis 11,790 136 22/288 7.6 (4.8–11.3)
Gemert-Bakel 28,510 95 21/308 6.8 (4.3–10.2)
Boxtel 30,280 73 6/149 4.0 (1.5–8.6)
Leudal 36,750 3 5/134 3.7 (1.2–8.5)
Someren 18,230 16 5/175 2.9 (0.9–6.5)
Deurne 31,470 13 2/104 1.9 (0.2–6.8)
Asten 16,360 37 6/326 1.8 (0.7–4.0)
Cranendonck 20,270 5 3/174 1.7 (0.4–5.0)
Overall 527,600 123 139/2296 6.1 (5.1–7.1)
  1. aSpearman correlation coefficient between Q fever incidence during the 2007–2010 epidemic and C. burnetii seroprevalence was not significant (rs = 0.42, p = 0.156)
  2. bMunicipalities with < 10 participants are not displayed
  3. cPer 100,000 population
  4. d95% confidence interval (CI)