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Table 1 Univariate analysis of Toxoplasma seroprevalence in relation to socio-demographic characteristics among the pregnant women (n = 316) in Bobo-Dioulasso town

From: Seroprevalence and risk factors of Toxoplasma gondii infection in pregnant women from Bobo Dioulasso, Burkina Faso

Variable Toxoplasma seroprevalence Crude OR, CI 95% P-value
Age category Age
 17–19 32.7 (18/55) 1 -
 20–29 32 (68/212) 0.96 [0.40–1.78] 0.87
  > 30 35.3 (12/34) 0.97 [0.39–2.44] 0.97
Occupation
 Housewife 27.8 (64/230) 1 -
 Othersa 48.6 (34/70) 2.05 [1.18–3.57] 0.01
Education level
 Illiterate 28.2 (49/174) 1 -
 Primary 35.4 (29/82) 1.17 [0.66–2.10] 0.56
 At least secondary 45.5 (20/44) 2.12 [1.07–4.18] 0.03
Marital statut
 Married 32.3 (81/251) 1 -
 Unmarried 36.1 (17/47) 0.71 [0.34–1.47] 0.36
Residence
 Rural areas 30.6 (27/88) 1 -
 Urban residence 33.5 (71/212) 2.41 [1.07–5.42] 0.03
Number of gravida
 One 22.2 (10/45) 1- -
 More than one 34.4 (88/256) 1.34 [0.77–2.23] 0.29
Water supply
 General distribution 32.3 (94/291) 1 -
 Bottled water 3.33 (1/3) 1.10 [0.10–11.26] 0.94
 Other sourceb 60.0 (3/5) 3.31 [0.53–20.06] 0.20
Presence of cat at home
 No 29.6 (75/253) 1 -
 Yes 48.9 (23/47) 1.75 [0.92–3.32] 0.08
  1. astudents, employees and unemployed; bWell or pond