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
NumberTotal%NumberTotal%

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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