Journal of Toxicology / 2009 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

A Fatal Waterborne Outbreak of Pesticide Poisoning Caused by Damaged Pipelines, Sindhikela, Bolangir, Orissa, India, 2008

Table 2

Characteristics of organophosphorous poisoning cases and controls, Sindhikela, Bolangir, Orissa, India, 2008.

CharacteristicsCasesControlsORConfidence interval

Age (0–13 years)3665551965293.01.4–6.2
Sex (Male)4265654065611.10.5–2.3
Drinking supply water546583865123513–93

Roadside eatery attendance
Eating any foot item4865743665552.31.1–4.7
Eating pakoda alone 2748563036830.30.1–0.7
Eating pakoda & chutney 214844636173.91.4–11

Analysis restricted to the 48 case patients and the 36 control subjects who ate at the roadside eatery.

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