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Table 2 Stratification by sex and age in cases of hypothyroidism 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 22 1 4.5 66 9 13.6 0.30 0.03–2.52 0.44
 Female 139 9 6.5 417 34 8.2 0.77 0.36–1.66 0.52
Age (years old)
  ≤ 30 10 0 0.0 31 2 6.5 1.00
 31–50 65 0 0.0 202 19 9.4 0.005
  > 50 86 10 11.6 250 22 8.8 1.36 0.61–3.0 0.44