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Table 1 Bivariate analysis of socio-demographic characteristics among study participants at JUMC, June to August 30, 2019, southwest Ethiopia

From: Isolation and characterization of Listeria monocytogenes among women attending Jimma University medical center, Southwest Ethiopia

Socio-demographic characteristics (n = 144) Frequency (%) L. monocytogenes P value 95% C.Ia
Yes (%) No (%)
Age of women 18–24 45 (31.3) 1 (2.2) 44 (97.8) 1  
25–34 85 (59.0) 6 (7.1) 79 (92.9) 0.4 3.385 (0.198, 57.931)
35–45 14 (9.7) 1 (7.1) 13 (92.9) 0.991 1.013 (0.113, 9.111)
Residence Urban 93 (64.6) 5 (5.4) 88 (94.6) 0.899 1.1 (0.252, 4.803)
Rural 51 (35.4) 3 (5.9) 48 (94.1)   
Formal education No 48 (33.3) 2 (4.2) 46 (95.8) 0.609 1.533 (0.298, 7.899)
Yes 96 (66.7) 6 (6.2) 90 (93.8) 1  
Occupation (Housewife) Yes 106 (73.6) 7 (6.6) 99 (93.4) 1  
No 38 (26.4) 1 (2.6) 37 (97.4) 0.376 2.616 (0.311, 21.994)
  1. aC.I. stands for the confidence interval