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Table 1 Raw numbers of seropositive and seronegative individuals within each age and sex category, univariate and multivariable odds ratios for seropositivity for males, females, and combined estimates

From: Epidemiology of Epstein-Barr virus infection and infectious mononucleosis in the United Kingdom

Age bandFemalesMalesOverall
Negative (n)Positive (n)% seropositiveOR (95%CI)Negative (n)Positive (n)% seropositiveOR (95%CI)Univariable (OR; 95%CI)Multivariablea
(OR; 95%CI)
0–4.9469767.81 (reference)4210872.01 (reference)1 (reference)1 (reference)
5–9.94414576.71.56 (0.96–2.55)5416775.61.20 (0.75–1.92)1.37 (0.97–1.77)1.38 (0.99–1.94)
10–14.93619184.12.52 (1.53–4.17)4816477.41.33 (0.82–2.15)1.81 (1.29–2.33)1.81 (1.28–2.56)
15–19.92327792.35.71 (3.32–10.06)2523290.33.61 (2.11–6.30)4.55 (3.10–6.00)4.52 (3.08–6.71)
20–251232496.412.80 (6.72–26.20)1327795.58.29 (4.39–16.63)10.32 (6.54–14.10)9.93 (6.27–16.28)
  1. a multivariable OR includes correction for region of sample origin and sex