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Table 5 Salmonella disease in relation to keeping domestic animals

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

Variables Salmonella Typhimurium/ Enteriditis Salmonella Typhi
N Pos (%) ORa(95%CI) p value Pos (%) OR(95%eCIb) p value
Sheep
 Not present 14,931 1.40% 0.99 (0.44–2.24) 0.983 1.50% 1.05 (0.47–2.38) 0.893
 Present 417 1.40% Ref   1.40% Ref  
Cattle
 Not present 14,755 1.40% 1.22 (0.57–2.6) 0.606 1.50% 0.81 (0.44–1.49) 0.495
 Present 593 1.20% Ref   1.90% Ref  
Dogs
 Not present 13,582 1.40% 0.96 (0.64–1.46) 0.864 1.50% 0.78 (0.54–1.14) 0.202
 Present 1766 1.50% Ref   1.90% Ref  
Pigs
 Not present 14,442 1.40% 0.92 (0.53–1.58) 0.757 1.50% 0.75 (0.46–1.21) 0.237
 Present 906 1.50% Ref   2.00% Ref  
Cats
 Not present 11,773 1.50% 1.28 (0.92–1.8) 0.148 1.50% 0.93 (0.69–1.27) 0.672
 Present 3575 1.20% Ref   1.60% Ref  
Chicken
 Not present 12,578 1.40% 0.85 (0.61–1.18) 0.333 1.40% Ref  
 Present 2770 1.60% Ref   2.10% 1.75 (1.15–2.70) 0.011
Goats
 Not present 14,391 1.40% 1.05 (0.60–1.85) 0.854 1.50% Ref  
 Present 957 1.40% Ref   2.50% 1.49 (1.10–2.00) 0.011
Other
 Not present 15,038 1.40% 1.11 (0.41–3.00) 0.838 1.50% 1.74 (2.68–1.14) 0.74
 Present 310 1.30% Ref   1.30% Ref  
  1. aOR Odds Ratio. bCI Confidence interval