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Table 2 Risk factors of Cholera outbreak in Gomani, November 2014

From: A cholera outbreak in a rural north central Nigerian community: an unmatched case-control study

Risk Factors Cases (43)
n (%)
Controls (68)
n (%)
OR 95% CI
Drinking water source
 River Zamani 35 (81.4) 16 (23.5) 14.2 5.5–36.8
 River Gurara 8 (18.6) 52 (76.5) - -
Hand washing with soap/ash before eating 6 (14.0) 26 (38.2) 0.3 0.1–0.7
> 5 persons per household 40 (93.0) 51 (75.0) 5.9 1.3–27.2
Drinking water storage container without cover 2 (4.7) 1 (1.5) 3.2 0.3–36.1
No formal education 22 (51.2) 42 (61.8) 0.6 0.3–1.4
Lack of rack for drying plates 11 (25.6) 15 (22.1) 1.2 0.5–2.9