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Table 3 Multiple logistic regression analysis of factors associated with HAdV infection in patients with acute conjunctivitis

From: Adenovirus-associated acute conjunctivitis in Beijing, China, 2011–2013

Variables p-value aORb (95% CI)
Gender 0.816 1.037 (0.762–1.413)
Age group (year)
 0–6 0.832 0.769 (0.068–8.695)
 7–17 0.079 2.692 (0.891–8.137)
 18–40 0.020 2.599 (1.166–5.794)
 41–65 0.129 1.802 (0.842–3.857)
  ≥ 66 Ref
Occupations
 Preschool children and kindergarten children 0.060 13.533 (0.895–204.588)
 Student 0.127 3.010 (0.732–12.382)
 Teacher 0.075 4.147 (0.867–19.842)
 Food and beverage server 0.005 8.713 (1.918–39.576)
 Commercial service personnel 0.031 4.438 (1.148–17.155)
 Laborer 0.010 5.719 (1.52–21.518)
 Farmer 0.138 2.845 (0.715–11.327)
 Government employee 0.074 3.433 (0.889–13.257)
 Retired people 0.235 2.369 (0.571–9.839)
 Unemployed 0.064 3.585 (0.927–13.874)
 Others 0.023 4.692 (1.238–17.786)
 Physician Ref
Sampling day after symptom onset
 1st and 2nd Ref
 3rd 0.042 1.547 (1.016–2.355)
 4th < 0.001 2.819 (1.810–4.391)
 5th < 0.001 3.817 (2.171–6.713)
 6th 0.001 3.265 (1.583–6.736)
 7th 0.128 1.956 (0.825–4.640)
  ≥ 8th 0.736 1.093 (0.644–1.865)
Contact history with a conjunctivitis case
 Not sure whether there was a contact history 0.092 1.423 (0.944–2.145)
 Yes 0.001 2.380 (1.420–3.990)
 No Ref
  1. apatients with mixed-infection were excluded
  2. bmultivariate-adjusted OR (aOR) calculated after controlling for other significant factors and gender. The bold values means significant difference was obtained when this group was compared with the reference group