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Table 6 Differences NDO-LID antibodies according to social and environmental factors evaluated

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

Factors IgM Anti-NDO-LID Protein A
Anti-NDO-LID
IgG Anti- NDO-LID
ODa P-value ODa P-value ODa P-value
Socioeconomic status - Geographic area - Armadillo meat intake- BCG re-vaccination- time of exposure 0.495a <  0.0001 0.270a < 0.0001 0.169a < 0.0001
Geographic area −1.42b <  0.0001 −0.053b 0.001 −0.022b 0.115
Time of exposure 0.044b 0.018 0.021b 0.027
Armadillo meat intake −0.064b 0.006 −0.02b 0.136 −0.016b 0.152
BCG re-vaccination 0.001b 0.940 −0.006b 0.384 0.003b 0.648
Socioeconomic status −0.009b 0.651 −0.017b 0.160 −0.018 0.079
  1. aOD: optic density average, bchange of OD anti-NDO-LID