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Table 3 Salmonella disease in relation to selected demographic characteristics

From: Factors associated with occurrence of salmonellosis among children living in Mukuru slum, an urban informal settlement in Kenya

  Salmonella Typhimurium/Enteriditis Salmonella Typhi
N Pos (%) ORa(95%CIb) p value Pos (%) ORa(95%CIb) p value
Gender of the child
 Male 7861 1.40% 0.93(0.71–1.21) 0.57 1.80% 1.49(1.15–1.95) 0.003
 Female 7487 1.50% Ref   1.20% Ref  
Age of the child
 0–2 years 5992 1.30% Ref   1.10% Ref  
 3–4 years 3607 1.60% 1.21(0.85–1.70) 0.277 1.50% 1.41(0.98–2.03) 0.066
 5–6 years 1903 1.40% 1.06(0.69–1.65) 0.783 2.60% 2.45(1.68–3.56) < 0.001
 7–8 years 1277 1.60% 1.18(0.72–1.93) 0.52 2.10% 2.00(1.27–3.15) 0.003
 over 8 years 2561 1.30% 0.99(0.66–1.49) 0.978 1.50% 1.43(0.96–2.14) 0.079
  1. aOR Odds Ratio. bCI Confidence interval