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Table 2 Demographic characteristics of the study participants and risk factors for EVD

From: The factors affecting household transmission dynamics and community compliance with Ebola control measures: a mixed-methods study in a rural village in Sierra Leone

  Entire village N EVD infected N (% of village) Crude hazard ratio 95% CI p Adjusted hazard ratio 95% CI p Adjusted hazard ratio from shared frailty Cox 95% CI p
Sex
 Male 549 13 (2·4%) ref    ref    ref   
 Female 612 18 (2·9%) 1·24 0·61–2·54 0·55 1·03 0·49–2·17 0·92 1·19 0·52–2·73 0·68
Age group (years)
 < 5 174 4 (2·3%) 7·87 0·88–70·48 0·0001 6·02 0·66–54·39 < 0·0001 6·10 0·63–58·63 0·12
 5–14 341 1 (0·3%) ref    ref    ref   
 15–54 552 18 (3·3%) 11·27 1·50–84·45   23·04 3·06–173·12   20·26 2·48–165·09 0·005
 ≥ 55 94 8 (8·5%) 31·57 3·94–252·48   57·28 7·03–466·33   53·06 5·89–477·66 < 0·0001
Household size
 ≤ 5 members 973 4 (0·4%) ref    ref    ref   
 > 5 members 188 27 (14·4%) 37·15 12·99–106·19 < 0·0001 56·53 19·64–162·73 < 0·0001 56·08 16·38–191·92 < 0·0001