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Table 3 Results of the mixed-effects logistic regression analyses for associations between socio-demographic characteristics and protective practices. Only practices associated with at least one statistically significant socio-demographic factor are shown

From: Protective practices against zoonotic infections among rural and slum communities from South Central Chile

Exposure category Protective practice Socio-demographic characteristic Odds ratio (95 % CI) P-value
Rodents Extermination Number of rodent signs 1.75 (1.41–2.16) <0.01
Community typea   
Farm areas 2.31 (1.32–4.20) <0.01
Marginalized urban 0.85 (0.51–1.40) 0.52
Trash disposal Number of people in household 1.17 (1.02–1.34) 0.03
Occupation Preventive veterinary care Number of people in household 1.65 (1.20–2.27) <0.01
Household has children 0.20 (0.06–0.70) 0.01
Garden Restricting animal access Age of head of householdb 1.24 (1.04–1.48) 0.02
Community typea   
Farm areas 1.97 (1.07–3.63) 0.03
Marginalized urban 0.35 (0.11–1.11) 0.07
Wearing boots Species diversity 1.27 (1.03–1.56) 0.03
  1. aVillage was used as reference category
  2. bOdds ratio for an increase of 10 years