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Table 3 Binary Logistic Regression between Rubella and HL with and without factors (age group)

From: Rubella in Sub-Saharan Africa and sensorineural hearing loss: a case control study

  Cases n (%) Controls n (%) P-value Crude OR (95% CI) P-value Adjusted OR (95% CI)
Age group       
    0.359   0.111  
 [2–14]
 [15–35]
68 (51.5%)
64 (48.5%)
79 (46.2%)
92 (53.8%)
  Reference
0.808 [0.513–1.274]
  Reference
0.672 [0.412–1.096]
Rubella IgG       
    0.086   0.032  
 Negative 37 (28%) 64 (37.4%)   Reference   Reference
 Positive 95 (72%) 107 (62.6%)   1.536 [0.941–2.507]   1.776 [1.050–3.004]
  1. Abbreviations: HL normal hearing – 0 – Reference Category is a response variable, independent variables Rubella IgG (0 –Negative, 1- Positive), age groups (0 – [2–14] years, 1 – [15–35] years); Italic: p-Value; Italic bold: statistic significant p-Value