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Table 7 Salmonella disease in relation to source of food

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%CIb) p value Pos (%) ORa(95%CIb) p value
Frequency of family eating street food
 Never/rarely 3594 1.50% 0.83 (0.54–1.27) 0.394 1.50% 1.03 (0.66–1.62) 0.899
 1 to 2 times/week 5788 1.10% 0.64 (0.43–0.96) 0.032 1.50% 1.07 (0.71–1.63) 0.736
 3 to 5 times/week 3707 1.70% 0.95 (0.63–1.43) 0.788 1.60% 1.11 (0.71–1.73) 0.636
 4 to 6 more /week 2093 1.80% Ref   1.40% Ref  
Growing in backyard
 No 15,153 1.40% 0.69 (0.25–1.87) 0.462 1.50% 0.48 (0.22–1.08) 0.08
 Yes 195 2.10% Ref   3.10% Ref  
Buying from shop
 No 7468 1.50% 1.17 (0.90–1.53) 0.251 1.40% 0.91 (0.71–1.178) 0.478
 Yes 7880 1.30% Ref   1.60% Ref  
Buying from neighbour
 No 14,021 1.40% 1.00 (0.62–1.60) 0.987 1.50% 0.82 (0.54–1.27) 0.367
 Yes 1327 1.40% Ref   1.80% Ref  
Buying from mobile vendor
 No 11,109 1.40% 0.83 (0.62–1.10) 0.196 1.60% 1.29 (0.95–1.79) 0.094
 Yes 4239 1.60% Ref   1.30% Ref  
Buying from village market
 No 11,552 1.50% 1.21 (0.87–1.67) 0.259 1.50% 0.99 (0.74–1.33) 0.955
 Yes 3796 1.20% Ref   1.50% Ref  
  1. aOR Odds Ratio. bCI Confidence interval