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Table 3 Proportion of Salmonella infection with participants’ behavior and practices

From: Factors associated with Salmonella infection in patients with gastrointestinal complaints seeking health care at Regional Hospital in Southern Highland of Tanzania

VariableTotalNumber of PositivePrevalence (%)(95% CI)P-value
Source of water
 Wells/River902224.416.7–34.20.015
 Tape water2072713.09.1–18.3 
Drink untreated water
 No1583522.216.4–29.20.005
 Yes1391410.16.1–16.2 
keep animal
 Yes1312317.612.0–24.90.679
 No1642615.911.1–22.2 
Eat at restaurants
 Yes431227.916.8–42.70.029
 No2543714.610.8–19.4 
Hand wash practice
 On the Basin1152320.013.7–28.20.196
 Running water1822614.39.9–20.1 
Eat salad
 Yes1331813.58.7–20.40.215
 No1643118.913.6–25.6 
Eat stewed beef
 Yes671319.411.7–30.40.467
 No2303615.711.5–20.9 
Drink raw milk
 Yes5240.011.7–76,90.153
 No2924716.112.3–20.7