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Table 2 Univariate analysis of Toxoplasma seroprevalence in relation to behavioral 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, 95% CI P-value
Type of meat consumed
 Beef 21.2 (7/33) 1 -
 Mutton 16.7 (3/18) 0.73 [0.17–3.31] 0.70
 Poultry 34.2 (75/219) 1.82 [0.75–4.38] 0.18
 Pork 28.6 (4/14) 1.49 [0.35–6.20] 0.59
 Meat combinationa 56.3 (9/16) 4.78 [1.31–17.30] 0.02
Frequency of meat consumption
 Regular 31.3 (63/201) 1 -
 Irregular 35.0 (35/100) 1.07 [0.65–1.70] 0.77
Degree of meat cooking
 Well-cooked 31.6 (6/19) 1 -
 Undercooked 32.6 (92/282) 1.01 [0.37–2.75] 0.98
Consumption of milk
 No 32.8 (20/61) 1 -
 Yes 32.5 (78/240) 0.96 [0.51–1.72] 0.87
  1. apork + beef + mutton + bush meat + poultry