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Table 3 Final multivariate model (conditional logistic regression) for autochthonous Giardia infections, Germany, 2007-2008, N = 299

From: Characteristics and risk factors for symptomatic Giardia lamblia infections in Germany

  Cases Controls    
  n (%)* n (%)* p-value aOR*** 95%CI
Male sex 71 (66.4) 78 (40.6) 0.001 2.5 1.4 - 4.4
Host factors      
   Impaired Immunity 12 (11.2) 4 (2.1) 0.012 15.3 1.8 - 127.0
Eating      
   Green salad, daily 24 (22.4) 17 (8.9) 0.017 2.9 1.2 - 7.2
Outdoor activities      
   Gardening 24 (22.4) 80 (41.7) < 0.001 0.26 0.12 - 0.55
  1. *The percentage refers to the proportion among participants who either answered yes or no (i.e. missing and don't-know answers excluded).
  2. ***adjusted odds ratio
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