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Table 2 Factors associated with varicella sero-status among pregnant women attending antenatal clinics of De Soyza Maternity Hospital, Sri Lanka (2016)

From: Susceptibility for varicella and factors associated with immunity among pregnant women in a tertiary care hospital in Sri Lanka- a cross-sectional study

  Positive Negative P value
POA (weeks) 25.5 (SD 8.3) 25.5 (SD 9.1) Not significant*
Residence P = 0.110**
 Urban 142 61
 Rural 112 68
Educational level P = 0.009**
 Below GCE O/L 65 18
 Up to/above GCE O/L 189 111
Number of household members   P = 0.004**
  ≤ 4 members 116 79
  > 4 members 138 50
Number of children P = 0.543**
 None 116 62
 1 89 48
  ≥ 2 49 19
  1. *Independent sample t test
  2. **Chi square test
  3. SD Standard Deviation.
  4. POA Period of Amenorrhoea.
  5. GCE O/L General Certificate of Education (Ordinary Level).