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Table 1 Demographic characterstics and seroprevalence of brucellosis in abattoir workers of Debre Zeit and Modjo export abattoirs (N = 149)

From: Seroprevalence and risk factors of brucellosis in abattoir workers at Debre Zeit and Modjo export abattoir, Central Ethiopia

Category N RBPT positive
N (%)
CFT positive
N (%)
95% CI
for CFT
Fisher’s exact
P-value
Sex
 Male 122 5 (4.10) 1 (0.82) 0.02–4.48 0.331
 Female 27 2 (7.41) 1 (3.70) 0.09–18.97  
Age (in years)
 < =20 19 1 (5.26) -   
 21–30 75 5 (6.49) 2 (2.6) 0.32–9.07 1
 31–40 35 - -   
 41–50 9 1 (11.11) -   
 >50 9 - -   
Marital status
 Single 57 5 (8.77) 1 (1.75) 0.04–9.39 1
 Married 89 2 (2.25) 1 (1.12) 0.03–6.10  
 Divorced/widowed 3 - -   
Background
 Urban 120 5 (4.17) 1 (0.83) 0.02–4.56 0.352
 Rural 29 2 (6.90) 1 (3.45) 0.09–17.46  
Total 149 7 (4.70) 2 (1.34) 0.16–4.76