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Table 2 Households in the towns of Ovejas and Corozal and its association with the epidemic of Chikungunya

From: Epidemic outbreak of Chikungunya in two neighboring towns in the Colombian Caribbean: a survival analysis

Variables COROZAL OVEJAS Risk ratio 95% CI p-value
n % n % Lower Upper
High family income 165 34.2 105 20.3 0.713 0.628 0.808 0.000
Health expenditures 351 72.8 504 97.7 2.232 2.031 2.452 0.000
Medical attention 291 60.4 363 70.4 1.248 1.098 1.418 0.001
Hospitalization 60 12.5 52 10.1 0.889 0.738 1.071 0.236
Mosquito fogging 221 45.9 0 0.0 0.336 0.304 0.371 0.000
Mosquito repellent 113 23.4 87 16.9 0.818 0.710 0.944 0.009
Mosquito net 10 2.1 19 3.7 1.413 0.852 2.343 0.131
Wire gauze 6 1.2 7 1.4 1.047 0.580 1.890 0.876
Aqueduct network 482 100.0 516 100.0 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Stored water 255 52.9 512 99.2 2.956 2.670 3.272 0.000
Garbage Service 482 100.0 283 54.8 0.000 Undefined 0.000
Fiber cement roof 401 83.2 232 45.0 0.350 0.287 0.428 0.000
Cement wall 450 93.4 423 82.0 0.497 0.366 0.674 0.000