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Table 4 Predictors of Outcome of Imported Gastrointestinal Syndromes

From: Predictors of aetiology and outcomes of acute gastrointestinal illness in returning travellers: a retrospective cohort analysis

  Odds Ratio for Persistence of Symptoms 95% CI Pr(>|z|)
Female gender 1.45 1.06-1.99 <0.05
Age - 28-37 years 0.76 0.52-1.10 0.150
Age - >37 years 0.84 0.58-1.22 0.369
Travel to North America 3.61 1.57-7.9 <0.005
Syndrome - Abdominal Pain and Bloating 1.41 0.89-2.18 0.133
Syndrome - Dysenteric Diarrhoea 2.14 1.38-3.25 <0.0005
Syndrome - Other GI syndrome 0.58 0.14-1.67 0.380
Leucocytosisa 1.58 1.02-2.40 <0.05
  1. aCases where peripheral white cell count not performed removed from analysis