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Table 2 Presence of prior exposures/risks associated with risk of epidemic P. aeruginosa chronic infection

From: Infection control knowledge, beliefs and behaviours amongst cystic fibrosis patients with epidemic Pseudomonas aeruginosa

Exposure Epidemic P. aeruginosa (n = 30) (%) Compared to those with chronic unique P. aeruginosa strains Compared to the rest of the clinic cohort irrespective of P. aeruginosa status
UNI (n = 66)(%) OR P value ENT OR (CI) P Value
(n = 112)
(%)
Attended CF Camps 19/30 (63) 5/66 (8) 8.36 (3.45–20.3) <0.001 8/104 (8) 8.23 (4–16.9) p < 0.001
Personal Involvement in prior fundraising events 16/30 (53) 18/66 (27) 1.96 (1.17–3.28) 0.02 30/103 (29) 1.83 (1.16–2.87) p = 0.02
Family member involved in CF fundraising events 16/30 (53) 25/65 (38) 1.38 (0.88–2.19) 0.128 37/102 (36) 1.47 (0.96–2.24) p = 0.14
Have you ever lived with some one with CF 9/30 (30) 21/65 (32) 0.93 (0.48–1.78) 1 26/102 (25) 1.17 (0.62–2.23) p = 0.64
Attended School or work with someone with CF 6/30 (20) 19/66 (29) 0.70 (0.31–1.56) 0.46 20/103 (19) 1.03 (0.46–2.33) p = 1
Shared Medical Devices with someone with CF 6/30 (20) 10/66 (15) 1.32 (0.53–3.30) 0.57 12/103 (12) 1.47 (0.96–2.24) p = 0.14
Shared Meals with someone with CF (outside of Camps) 10/30 (33) 17/66 (26) 1.29 (0.67–2.48) 0.47 21/103 (20) 1.17 (0.62–2.23) p = 0.64
Intimate Contact with someone with CFa 3/30 (10) 5/66 (8) 1.32 (0.34–5.17) 0.7 4/103 (4) 1.03 (0.46–2.33) p = 1
  1. aDescribed as either kissing or a sexual relationship