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Table 1 Stratification by sex and age in cases and controls and seropositivity rates to T. gondii

From: Association between Toxoplasma gondii infection and thyroid dysfunction: a case-control seroprevalence study

  Cases Controls  
Characteristics No. tested Seropositivity to T. gondii No. tested Seropositivity to T. gondii Odds ratio 95% confidence interval P value
   No. %   No. %    
Sex
 Male 24 1 4.2 72 10 13.9 0.26 0.03–2.22 0.28
 Female 152 10 6.6 456 38 8.3 0.77 0.37–1.59 0.48
Age (years old)
  ≤ 30 12 0 0.0 37 2 5.4 1.00 1.00
 31–50 71 1 1.4 220 21 9.5 0.13 0.01–1.02 0.02
  > 50 93 10 10.8 271 25 9.2 1.18 0.54–2.57 0.66