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Table 1 Bivariate analysis of factors associated with a positive Ag-ELISA test result in Homa Bay District, Kenya, 2010

From: Prevalence of porcine cysticercosis and associated risk factors in Homa Bay District, Kenya

Risk factor Level Ag-ELISA Prevalence (%) Risk ratio (RR) p- value
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Absence of evidence of latrine use Yes 29 50 36.7 1.6 < 0.05
No 36 118 23.4
Pork inspection Yes 21 40 34.4 1.3 > 0.05
No 44 128 25.6
History of tapeworm shedding Yes 61 148 29.2 1.8 > 0.05
No 4 20 16.7
History of epilepsy Yes 18 42 30 0.9 > 0.05
No 50 116 30.1