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Table 3 Differences of NDO-LID antibodies according to low- low socioeconomic status and geographic area

From: Social and environmental conditions related to Mycobacterium leprae infection in children and adolescents from three leprosy endemic regions of Colombia

Low-low socioeconomic status according to the geographic area Sample size
N (%)
Anti-NDO-LID protein A Anti-NDO-LID IgM Anti- NDO-LID IgG
(+)
N (%)
OR (95% CI) P-value (+)
N (%)
OR (95% CI) P-value (+)
N (%)
OR (95% CI) P-value
Low-low- UAChR 17 (41) 12 (71) 3.6 (1.6–7.9)
UAChR vs CR
0.001 15 (88) 8.9 (2.4–33.2)
UAChR vs CR
< 0.0001 3 (18) 2.5 (1.6–3.7)
UAChR vs CR
0.474
Low-low - CR 18 (43) 2 (11) 1 (6) 2 (11)
Low-low- AR 7 (17) 1 (14) 2 (1.04–3.9)
UAChR vs AR
2 (29) 3.1 (1–11)
UAChR vs AR
0 1.5 (1.2–2)
UAChR vs AR
  1. UAChR Uraba-Antioquia-Choco shared region, CR Caribbean region, AR Andean region, OR odds ratio, CI confidence interval, (+) positive for the presence of anti-NDO-LID antibodies