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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of pupils and their association with the scabies, Presbyterian Secondary Staff School, 2017

From: Outbreak of scabies among preschool children, Accra, Ghana, 2017

Variable Cases Non-Cases Total Attack Rate (%) Attack Rate Ratio 95% CI
Sex
 Male 47 361 408 11.52 1  
 Female 45 370 415 10.84 0.93 0.67–1.28
Age (Years)
 2 4 92 96 4.17 1  
 3 33 159 192 17.19 4.77 3.18–6.98a
 4 18 195 213 8.45 2.12 1.23–3.44a
 5 24 170 194 12.37 3.24 2.02–5.00a
 6 11 88 99 11.11 2.88 1.38–5.40a
 7 2 27 29 6.90 1.7 0.19–6.78
Class
 Crèche 4 92 96 4.17 1  
 Nursery 1 34 152 186 18.28 5.14 3.44–7.50a
 Nursery 2 18 164 182 9.89 2.52 1.46–4.12a
 Kindergarten1 22 156 178 12.36 3.24 1.98–5.09a
 Kindergarten 2 14 167 181 7.73 1.92 1.03–3.33a
  1. aStatistically significant associations