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Table 2 Association of consanguinity with the leprosy cases and housing conditions with seropositivity among household contacts

From: Factors associated with anti-phenolic glycolipid-I seropositivity among the household contacts of leprosy cases

Variable Total of participants Anti PGL-I seropositivity PR 95 % CI P value
n n (%)
Number of residents per room      
 ≤1 329 44 (13.4) 1   
 >1 64 9 (14.1) 1.05 0.54–2.05 0.883
Number of residents per bedroom      
 ≤1 48 44 (91.7) 1   
 >1 345 296 (85.8) 1.70 0.64–4.52 0.284
Cohabitation condition      
 Sleep in the same terrain 28 3 (10.7) 1   
 Sleep in the same household 228 31 (13.6) 1.27 0.42–3.84 0.673
 Sleep in the same bedroom 128 18 (14.1) 1.31 0.42–4.11 0.641
Cohabitation status      
 Resided with the leprosy case at the time of diagnosis 7 0 (0.0)
 Resided with the case from diagnosis to present 383 52 (13.6)
Consanguinity with the leprosy cases      
 No 120 17 (14.2) 1   
 Yes 273 36 (13.2) 0.931 0.54–1.59 0.794
  1. PR prevalence ratio, 95 % CI 95 % confidence interval