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Table 1 Descriptive characteristic of participants and Brucella seropositivity based on rapid RBPT

From: Seroprevalence of Brucella infection and associated factors among pregnant women receiving antenatal care around human, wildlife and livestock interface in Ngorongoro ecosystem, Northern Tanzania. A cross-sectional study

VariableFrequencySeropositivity N (%)P-Value*
Overall-seropositivity31334 (10.9) 
Age group (years)
 ≤ 2516016(10.0)0.616
 > 2515318(11.8) 
Occupation
 Agro-pastoralist29931(10.4)0.194
 Formal employment143(21.4) 
Level of education
 Informal15011(7.3)0.054
 Primary9811(11.2) 
 Secondary and above6512 (18.5) 
Marital status
 Single254 (16.0)0.389
 Married28830 (10.4) 
Gestation age (weeks)
 ≤ 2820124 (11. 9)0.412
 > 2811210 (8.9) 
Previous pregnancy
 0768(10.5) 
 1769(11.8) 
 2583 (5.2)0.421
 3+10314(13.6) 
Spontaneous abortion (n = 237)
 No20220(9.9)0.206
 Yes356(17.1) 
  1. *P value according to Pearson Chi-Square test