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Table 2 Seroprevalence of anti-RVFV IgG by demographic factors in the Serengeti ecosystem, 2014

From: Sero-prevalence and spatial distribution of Rift Valley fever infection among agro-pastoral and pastoral communities during Interepidemic period in the Serengeti ecosystem, northern Tanzania

Variable No. Enrolled No. of IgG + VE Seroprevalence (%) P value
Total 751 34 4.5  
Age group
  < 15 42 0 0 0.96
 30–49 384 16 4.2 0.61
  > 50 107 7 6.6 0.57
 15–29 218 11 4.4 Ref***
Sex
 Female 439 17 3.9 0.30
 Male 312 17 5.5  
District
 Bunda 300 12 4.0 0.61
 Ngorongoro 210 17 8.1 0.003
 Serengeti 241 5 2.1 Ref
Level of education
 Informal 214 10 8.3 0.86
 Primary 420 18 4.3 0.996
 Secondaryb 117 5 4.3 Ref
Occupation
 Businessman 70 4 5.7 0.36
 Pastoralist 227 20 8.8 0.008
 Othersa 111 0 0 _
 Employed 49 0 0 _
 Peasant 294 10 3.4 Ref
  1. aThose whose occupation was not specified during data collection
  2. bSecondary include both with secondary and college education
  3. ***Ref- Reference group in Epi info