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Table 5 Multivariate model for risk factors of Buruli ulcer disease in Zio and Yoto Districts of the Maritime Region, Togo, May 19–30, 2015

From: Risk factors for Mycobacterium ulcerans infection (Buruli Ulcer) in Togo ─ a case-control study in Zio and Yoto districts of the maritime region

Characteristics aOR (95% CI) p*
Age (Years)
 < 10 11.48 (3.72–35.43) 0.001
 11–14 3.63 (1.22–10.83) 0.02
 15–24 1.07 (0.39–2.97) 0.88
 > 25 1  
Receiving insect bites near a river (Yes/No)
 < 10 (years) 3.29 (0.77–14.04) 0.11
11–14 (Years) 7.80 (1.48–41.21) 0.016
 15–24 (Years) 3.05 (0.71–12.99) 0.13
 > 25 (Years) 1.76 (0.48–6.45) 0.39
Bathing with water from open borehole 5.77 (1.11–29.27) 0.03
  1. *Boldface type indicates differences that were statistically significant at p < 0.05 between cases and controls
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