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Table 2 Association between epidemiological and laboratory findings with the presence Giardia cysts in stool samples from children living in temporary housing after the 1999 earthquake disaster in Armenia.

From: Giardiasis in children living in post-earthquake camps from Armenia (Colombia)

Risk factor With factor Without factor OR 95% Confidence Intervals P
Communal toilet (versus individual toilet) 21/25 110/192 3.9 1.2–16 0.01
Municipal water service versus individual water tank 27/58 104/159 3.5 1.1–14 0.02
Mucus in fecal sample 20/26 111/191 2.39 0.9–6.7 0.049
Leukocytes in stool 16/22 115/195 1.85 0.70–5.35 0.15
Plastic stock of food versus carton stock of food 49/93 82/124 1.7 0.9–3.1 0.06
Yeast in stool 57/93 74/124 1.06 0.61–1.82 0.46
Diarrhea 23/42 108/175 0.75 0.4–1.4 0.84
Flu symptoms 79/136 52/81 0.7 0.4–1.4 0.45
Lipids in stool 120/201 11/16 0.67 0.18–2.2 0.65
Clean lodgment 62/118 69/99 0.48 0.27–0.84 0.014