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Research Article

Toxoplasma gondii Infection in Pregnant Women: A Seroprevalence and Case-Control Study in Eastern China

Table 2

Sociodemographic and risk factors associated with Toxoplasma seropositivity in pregnant women and controls by univariate analysis.

CharacteristicPregnant women ()Controls ()Total ()
Number testedNumber positive% valueNumber testedNumber positive% valueNumber testedNumber positive% value

Age group (years)
 25 or less3394713.90.172524417.50.495919115.40.03
 26–354676813.75519016.3101815815.5
 >351593220.11623320.43216520.2
Location
 Qingdao4456915.50.834157718.60.3786014617.00.45
 Weihai5207815.05509016.4107016815.7
Residence area
 Urban5347013.10.043866015.50.2492013014.10.02
 Rural4317717.957910718.5101018418.2
Cat at home
 Yes14428.60.161083330.6<0.0011223730.3<0.001
 No95114315.085713415.6180827715.3
Dog at home
 Yes1822212.10.192803512.50.014625712.30.009
 No78312516.068513219.3146825717.5
Contact with cat and dog
 Yes2037436.5<0.00142911326.3<0.00163218729.6<0.001
 No762739.585365410.112981279.78
Consumption of raw vegetables and fruits
 Yes5459216.90.1168812718.50.14123321917.80.02
 No4205513.12774014.46979513.6
Consumption of raw/undercooked meat
 Yes69210815.60.6162511818.90.08131722617.20.12
 No2733914.33404914.46138814.4
Exposure to soil
 Yes5729817.10.04873113718.70.037130323518.00.002
 No3934912.52343012.86277912.6
Source of drinking water
 Tap71511015.40.8364211217.40.871135722216.40.87
 Well + river2503714.83235517.05739216.1