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Table 2 Rubella IgM prevalence by case’s demographic characteristics

From: Rubella IgM epidemiology in the pre-rubella vaccination era in Uganda

Variablesn% (n)95%CI
Age groups: (N = 15,296)
  < 5 yrs.892819.5 (1740)18.6–20.2
 5-15 yrs.590140.8 (2407)39.5–40.2
.  > 15 yrs.46723.3 (108)19.7–27.4
Sex: (N = 15,296)
 Male778827 (2106)26.1–28
 Female750828.6 (2149)27.6–29.7
 Female 15- 49 yrs32227.3 (88)
Settings (N = 15,296)
 Rural14,92127.9 (4169)27.2–28.7
 Urban37522.9 (86)18.9–27.4
Region: (N = 15,296)
 Acholi33130.2 (100)25.5–35.4
 Ankole108531.1 (338)28.5–34
 Bugisu87934.4 (302)31.3–37.7
 Bukedi47332.4 (153)28.3–36.6
 Bunyoro70532.4 (243)29.1–35.8
 Busoga151017.2 (260)15.4–35.8
 Kampala38922.1 (86)18.3–19.2
 Karamoja15724.2 (38)18.1–31.5
 Kigezi78840.9 (322)37.5–44.3
 Lango50843.7 (222)29.4–48.1
 North central358522.1 (791)20.7–23.4
 South central275126.7 (733)25–28.3
 Teso55821 (117)17.7–24.5
 Tooro105734.9 (369)32–37.8
 West Nile47538.1 (181)33.8–42.6
In/out patient: (N = 15,295)
 hospitalized152112.9 (196)11.3–14.7
 Not hospitalized13,77429.4 (4059)28.7–30.2
Outcome of illness: (N = 15,296)
 Died1030 (3)9.3–64.9
 Alive15,28627.8 (4252)27.1–28.5