Skip to main content

Table 4 Multinomial Logistic Regression Models exploring significant risk age group of predominant enteric pathogenic infection at IDH, Kolkata (November 2007-October 2009)

From: Emerging trends in the etiology of enteric pathogens as evidenced from an active surveillance of hospitalized diarrhoeal patients in Kolkata, India

Age in Years Enteric pathogens B OR (95% CI) p-value
Below 1 yrs V. cholerae O1 -1.31 0.27(0.16-0.46) 0.000*
  Rotavirus 2.46 11.72(6.73-20.41) 0.000*
  Shigella -0.81 0.44(0.18-1.08) 0.073
  Giardia lamblia 0.87 2.39(1.09-5.24) 0.030*
1 to 2 yrs V. cholerae O1 -0.74 0.48(0.30-0.76) 0.002*
  Rotavirus 2.42 11.28(6.54-19.45) 0.000*
  Shigella 0.32 1.38(0.70-2.73) 0.354
  Giardia lamblia 1.38 3.99(1.89-8.41) 0.000*
>2 to 5 yrs V. cholerae O1 0.32 1.38(0.88-2.17) 0.162
  Rotavirus 1.05 2.85(1.55-5.25) 0.001*
  Shigella 0.66 1.93(0.95-3.93) 0.070
  Giardia lamblia 1.38 3.96(1.80-8.71) 0.001*
>5 to 14 yrs V. cholerae O1 0.36 1.43(0.93-2.19) 0.101
  Rotavirus -0.05 0.95(0.48-1.87) 0.885
  Shigella 0.18 1.20(0.57-2.49) 0.636
  Giardia lamblia 1.81 6.11(2.90-12.88) 0.000*
>14 to 30 yrs V. cholerae O1 0.23 1.26(0.89-1.80) 0.195
  Rotavirus -0.01 0.99(0.57-1.72) 0.977
  Shigella -0.68 0.51(0.26-0.99) 0.040*
  Giardia lamblia 0.79 2.20(1.08-4.51) 0.031*
>30 to 45 yrs V. cholerae O1 -0.15 0.86(0.59-1.26) 0.444
  Rotavirus 0.06 1.06(0.60-1.87) 0.845
  Shigella -0.44 0.65(0.33-1.28) 0.209
  Giardia lamblia 0.70 2.01(0.96-4.21) 0.064
>45 to 60 yrs V. cholerae O1 0.06 1.07(0.71-1.60) 0.756
  Rotavirus -0.01 0.99(0.53-1.83) 0.965
  Shigella 0.00 1.00(0.50-2.02) 0.992
  Giardia lamblia 0.70 2.02(0.93-4.41) 0.077
>60 yrs   Reference category
  1. *statistically significant