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Table 1 Measles seroprevalence in association with demographic variables in young Thai men, 2007-2008

From: Measles susceptibility in young Thai men suggests need for young adult measles vaccination: a cross sectional study

Demographic variables Number Testeda Measles seroprevalence (%) (95 % CI)b GMTc (IU/L)d (95 % CI)
Age group (years)e 7673   
 18–20 1164 70.9 (68.3–73.5) 560 (520–603)
 21 5359 78.7 (77.6–79.8) 740 (714–767)
 22–24 1005 85.0 (82.8–87.2) 955 (885–1032)
 25–30 145 92.4 (88.1–96.7) 1245 (1036–1498)
Marital status 7576   
 Unmarried 6067 78.2 (77.1–79.2) 733 (709–758)
 Married 1509 80.4 (78.4–82.4) 776 (727–829)
Education levele 7743   
 Primary school and less 2121 79.2 (77.4–80.9) 783 (739–830)
 Junior high school 2641 77.7 (76.1–79.3) 706 (672–742)
 High school to diploma 2676 77.8 (76.2–79.3) 712 (677–749)
 Bachelor 305 86.2 (82.4–90.1) 962 (838–1106)
Residential area 6399   
 Rural 3896 78.3 (77.0–79.6) 745 (707–785)
 Municipal (Urban) 2503 79.3 (77.8–80.9) 739 (709–770)
Region of residencee 7760   
 North 1738 71.7 (69.6–73.8) 575 (539–613)
 Central 2626 79.0 (77.5–80.6) 732 (696–770)
 Northeast 2004 79.5 (77.8–81.3) 771 (728–817)
 South 1392 84.3 (82.4–86.2) 961 (899–1027)
  1. aNumber in each demographic characteristic does not add to the total number of study samples because of missing data; bCI, confidence interval; c GMT, geometric mean titer; dIU/L, international unit per liter; e χ2 test statistically significant (Pearson’s chi square, two-sided, p <0.05)